© Tim Scrivener
A soil sterilant used in horticultural crops is showing early promise as an alternative method of blackgrass control to rid the upper soil profile of weed seeds prior to a cereal crop being drilled. More than 90% blackgrass control is being achieved in both glasshouse and small-plot field trials from the use of dazomet, which is effective against both susceptible and resistant weed populations. The work is being conducted by distribution and agronomy group ProCam, led by technical director Tudor […]
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