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  1. Sugar Beet Agronomy - Now and the Future - British Sugar Beet Review - Darryl Shailes

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    Darryl ShailesAs the UK's sugar beet crops reach full establishment, Hutchinsons agronomist, Darryl Shailes, takes growers through the ever-changing agronomic landscape, including a look at ALS herbicide tolerance technology.

    Sugar beet agronomy is facing changes and new challenges this year and forward into the foreseeable future. 

  2. Frost Damage, Advice for April - Rob Saunders, Chris Cooper - Vineyard Magazine

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    The degree of frost damage in vines is dependent on growth stage, the duration of temperatures below zero, and to some degree, following day-time temperatures. Site selection is a taken as read, and growers are familiar with mechanised frost mitigation measures, such as frost fans, bougies and heated fruiting wire.

  3. Testing Times for Weed Control – The Vegetable Farmer

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    Alliums

    Growers of onions and leeks were dealt a blow with the loss of Totril, which had been the mainstay of weed control programmes, and now linuron which was effective against problem weeds like fat hen and field pansy. Bromoxynil, the active ingredient of Buctril, used as a replacement for Totril, is undergoing risk assessment for renewal of its approval and is at risk of withdrawal too, says agronomist Andy Richardson of the Allium & Brassica Centre.