Oilseed Rape

1 July 2020

This poster shows the more common of over 50 insect and mites species that may occur in grain stores. Correct identification is important.

21 February 2019

Italian rye-grass is a weed of autumn-sown crops and is more competitive than black-grass.

28 November 2019

This definitive guide to arable weeds in the UK contains full colour photographs for identification plus information on life cycles, location, biology and management

23 April 2020

Relying solely on herbicides for control of black-grass is not sustainable in the long term because of increasing resistance. This publication provides information on non-chemical control.

29 January 2021

The best approach to weed management depends on the weed species present.

31 March 2020

This practical guide for farmers and agronomists brings together research to allow improved weed management through a rotation dominated by autumn-sown crops. Originally published in 2010, the 2017 revision has a new look and some minor changes.

23 February 2021

These guidelines by the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG) look to help agronomists and growers maintain efficacy of glyphosate in the UK.

3 June 2019

Populations of herbicide-resistant broad-leaved weeds are still uncommon in the UK but are increasing. If you suspect resistance, collect seed samples for testing.

18 December 2020

This insect is rarely abundant enough to warrant treatment

12 February 2021

The encyclopaedia provides information on the identification, risk factors, life cycle, monitoring, control thresholds, non-chemical control and insecticide resistance (where known) of major and minor pests commonly associated with cropping systems.

7 December 2020

A lack of effective chemical control means a firm grasp of this pest is essential

7 December 2020

Discover how to diagnose the presence of this soilborne disease in your crops

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