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Oilseed rape growers in Scotland and northern England could be set to benefit from the launch of two new varieties, which should deliver consistently higher yields across more difficult terrain. Elevation and Broadway offer high gross output, good oil content and solid resistance to the crop’s most destructive disease – light leaf spot. They entered the AHDB Recommended List late last year. Both conventional varieties have been bred by independent breeder Mike Pickford who is based in the north Cotswolds and […]