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Growers in England this year spent £22m using alternative chemistry to tackle flea beetle on winter oilseed rape crops following the ban on neonicotinoids, a study has found. The independent study (pdf), published by Rural Business Research (RBR) on Monday (24 August), laid bare the financial cost of the neonicotinoid ban on oilseed rape crops on growers in England. The study revealed that the total cost of alternative chemical use to control cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB), a major crop […]
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