2 June 1995

PROFIT POINTERS

&#8226 Consider high erucic acid

rape or winter double lows.

&#8226 Choose varieties carefully – consider disease

resistance and vigour.

&#8226 Farm-saved seed is cheap.

&#8226 Sow 100 seeds/sq m in August for rapid establishment and early growth.

&#8226 Use trifluralin for broad-

leaved weeds, use grass weed herbicides sparingly.

&#8226 Judge inputs by risk.

&#8226 Spray at mid-flower for

sclerotinia.