SEED specialists from across the country saw the latest genetic material used by plant breeders during a visit to Nickerson’s wheat centre at Woolpit, Suffolk.
PLANT breeder Nickerson has published a series of technical and marketing guides for seven of its winter wheat varieties.
Suppliers are queuing up to offer alternative grain storage treatments after Syngenta’s decided to withdraw its recommendation covering Actellic 50EC (pirimiphos-methyl) with effect from 31 January.
Cereal growers are being urged not to underestimate the threat which yellow rust will pose during 2010 – despite the coldest winter for 30 years.
Barley growers should carefully consider varieties for next spring in the light of new developments, a leading maltster has warned.