Good point, potatoes desperate things for herbicide damage.
Sulfonylureas cause star-like cracking. These don't affect viability of daughter tubers
Glyphosate does affect viability of daughter tubers and can be symptomless although cracking can occur at high doses
Took my pa6 in 1990, course in North Cadbury village hall. Quite an experience.
Had refresh this summer, no exam, just the course, since some youngsters in our training group had arranged the course. Well worth it, learnt a lot.
Bentazone, right little bleeder for getting into water. I suspect too much pollution risk for application to field beans but broad beans grown on smaller scale and later in season (vining peas more profitable so freezers not interested in beans until peas gathered) when soils well below below...
And quite right too. But people who are glad to be off a "gravy train" at the end of the month no doubt have not dipped their Yorkshire pud in that particular gravy over the years. I salute people of such sturdy principles
Wakil seems to make emergence of early sown peas much more reliable. The metalaxyl, active against water moulds, perhaps stymies the pythium and phytophthora that rot off seeds in cool wet ground.
A Feb/March showing in this dry district and sandy loam usually crops much better than later sowings.
Pour cooking oil over her windscreen. No serious harm so no criminal damage, inconvenient though. If she asks say someone threw it into the hedge and it bounced back and sloshed on her car, unfortunelty she .
I once left a new unopened jar of nutella in a holiday rent. Still haven't got over it.
Surprising number of lions in West Country. Used to know of one in Yeovil, kept as a pet by shop owner in back of shop, fed on unwanted bull calves (dead calves of course). Yeovil not so far from Devon...
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