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Growers on top of winter workload

26 January 2015

Recent wet weather has stopped land work but most growers are up to date with the winter workload, say agronomists.

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Companies collaborate to form Nematicide Stewardship Programme

26 January 2015

Three nematicide manufacturers have joined forces to form a new stewardship group which aims to set a single industry standard for the application of granular nematicides. Georgina Haigh reports.

Nematode link with potato scab?

26 January 2015

SCIENTISTS are questioning the possibility of a link between nematodes and the incidence of scab in potatoes, after studies in Norway linked the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans to common scab.