Contents tagged with seed

27 February 2019

Levels of erucic acid in double-low oilseed rape crops can become elevated due to contamination from volunteers (via seeds or cross-pollination)

11 July 2019

Higher than expected levels of erucic acid have been found in seed grown from double-low oilseed rape varieties. These guidelines highlight the key risk points where management of erucic acid levels can make a difference.

7 November 2018

There are numerous pathogens which damage potato seed health, with significant economic and agronomic consequences. Seed disease impacts greatly on potential markets whereas an established reputation for healthy seed enables new business opportunities to be exploited.

24 June 2019

Glyphosate products may be used pre-harvest on a range of crops to control weeds, aid harvesting and protect grain quality and food safety. This publication outlines stewardship measures to maximise product efficacy and minimise crop residues.