OSR harvest© Tim Scrivener
This year’s first harvest of conventionally grown candidate oilseed rape variety Amalie has yielded a strong 5t/ha, according to early weighbridge results. A 30ha plot of the conventional Limagrain variety, which is tolerant for the yield-robbing disease turnip yellows virus (TuYV), was harvested on Monday 20 July at Hutchinsons site in Brampton near Cambridge. It was grown on a mixed field of heavy clay with blackgrass and a sandy gravel loam subsoil that was slightly drought-stressed in the recent hot, dry […]
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