Archive Article: 2002/05/17

17 May 2002

Veg growers now have access to better grassweed control, thanks to new label approvals for oilseed rape graminicide Aramo (tralkoxydim), says BASFs Diane Lovesy. Now approved for use in bulb onions, leeks, cabbage, cauliflower and carrots it helps plug the gap left by the loss of residual products under the EU product review programme. For the first time growers can achieve full control of annual meadowgrass, rather than the suppression offered by existing products, she says. A new sclerotinia fungicide for use in oilseed rape is planned for 2003.

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