uCONTACT number for the Novartis booklet The Art of Spray Application (Arable Apr 28) is 01223 494141.
uUS-BASED pesticide manufacturer Dow Agrosciences is to close its research facility site at Letcombe in Oxon with the loss of 50 jobs. In a move said to reflect the competitive market, the companys formulation science and technology group will be consolidated at its existing Kings Lynn, Norfolk site and laboratory work made more cost-effective by using contractors.
uPOTATO blight fungicide Micene DF (mancozeb) has received approval for use at seven-day spray intervals according to conditions, says Oxon-based Sipcam. *