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Poor spraying loses 80% pre-em efficacy

Keep the boom low, travel slow and apply pre-em herbicides with plenty of water, say Syngenta’s spray-application team. CPM catches up with research that shows the incredible difference it makes on blackgrass. By Tom Allen-Stevens Growers could be losing up to 80% efficacy of their pre-emergence blackgrass herbicides purely because they’ve been applied incorrectly. Research […]

Root management – New initiative to show Root Matters

  Progressive growers spend a considerable amount of time and attention on crop growth of their wheat – inspecting leaves, counting shoots and weighing up the prospects of the ear as it emerges. But what about growth below ground? “Rooting is paramount to crop performance,” comments Cat Gray, communications lead at Syngenta. “But while pro-active […]

Insiders View – The new name for a farmer’s friend?

  Disease resistance is becoming a more prominent and important feature for wheat growers and Syngenta’s variety, Graham, offers a disease package that many may warm to. CPM finds out more. Having Graham in your armoury will be a bonus. By Melanie Jenkins Now in its second year on the AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds Recommended […]

Research Briefing – Cold comfort to bring on growth

With cereal crops well established but at a range of growth stages, early season PGR use has a crucial role in ensuring they reach their potential. CPM summarises recent UK research that’s focused in this area. We know there’s a benefit from applying Moddus at T0. What we wanted to understand was why. By Tom […]