9 July 1999


uSUSPENSION fertiliser is an ideal cost-reducing carrier for Avadex Excel (tri-allate) granular herbicide, and may even enhance its efficacy, according to Omex. The mix is now backed by both Monsanto and Omex. But the weed-killer should never be mixed with solution fertilisers, warns agronomist Andy Eccles.

uSPRAY contractors can offer clients traceability and crop assurance with new software designed specifically for them, says Pear Technology Fieldman Contractor. The software also helps users to work within LERAP, can handle an unlimited number of farms, fields and part fields and needs no previous computer experience, says the firm.

uPOTATO blight onset can be delayed for up to a week by including a three-way adjuvant combining spreaders, penetrants and stickers in spray programmes, says Interagro. Banka mixed with mid-season products halved the level of blight in Scottish trials compared with using the fungicides alone, it adds. &#42

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