20 March 1998

Linseed clean-up

VOLUNTEER linseed in cereals following the mild weather, the move to winter varieties and last seasons 50% bigger crop area, could pose cereal harvesting problems, warns Dow AgroSciences. Control of volunteer swathes should prove rewarding, suggests the firms Mike Ashworth, who claims Starane (fluroxypyr) gives better control than sulfonylureas or phenoxy herbicides mecoprop and MCPA. &#42