Archive Article: 1997/05/30

30 May 1997

Blight spray goes onto first early Minerva potatoes on D T Nicholls Varfell Farm near Penzance late last week. The crop, which had been established under plastic, was receiving a second spray of Shirlan (fluazinam) as a precaution. The 12m Knight sprayer with Degania sleeve boom and front and rear tanks was designed to cope with the regions small, sloping fields. Total potato area on the farm is 90ha.

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