disease resistance

  1. Agriland RSS

    Government introduces Genetic Technology Bill

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Legislation in the form of the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill, which aims to cut red tape and support the development of innovative tech to grow more resistant, more nutritious, and more productive crops will be introduced in Parliament...
  2. cb387

    Gene Edited crops coming to the uk

    Never mind that the technology must be years away but : The production of gene-edited crops is to be sped up to help guarantee British food supplies in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine. Russian blockades are preventing the export of key goods such as wheat from the country, leading to rising...
  3. PSQ

    Univoq / Iconiq drip stop issues?

    Anyone having issues with drip stop valve rubbers failing when spraying Corteva’s Univoq, Iconiq or similar? Seems to a bit of an issue among sprayer drivers having widespread DSV failure on FB.
  4. CPM RSS

    Yellow and brown rust samples wanted for UKCPVS project

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine The UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS) project has issued an urgent call for samples of yellow and brown rust in wheat. Despite reports of interesting observations in the field, the UKCPVS team says it has received a lower number of...
  5. CPM RSS

    Wheat breeding – Eye on the past to create the future

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Most UK farmers associate DSV with oilseed rape varieties, but the company is causing a stir in cereals with its wheat and barley varieties. CPM visited DSV UK’s plant breeding station in North Oxfordshire to find out more about its unique approach...
  6. CPM RSS

    Sugar beet varieties – Stamp of approval

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF At the beginning of April, BBRO and BSPB announced the new Recommended List for sugar beet, which saw nine new varieties added and four withdrawn. CPM reports. It remains vital that new genetics are constantly brought to market. By Lucy de la...
  7. Kevtherev

    Forage Crops

    Thought I’d start a thread on what members are/have been putting in this season to fill the forage gap with rising feed costs. Brassicas Arable silage mixes Rye etc
  8. BSPB News

    Innovative sugar beet varieties highlight importance of plant breeding

    Sugar beet breeders continue to lead the way in rapidly developing new and improved varieties. Ongoing investment in research and development is bringing new varieties to improve pest and disease resistance whilst also increasing yields. Plant breeders have also demonstrated these varieties can...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Sugar beet breeders ‘continue to lead the way’ – BSPB

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Sugar beet breeders continue to lead the way in rapidly developing new and improved varieties according to the British Society Of Plant Breeders (BSPB). Ongoing investment in research and development is bringing new varieties to improve pest and...
  10. Farming Monthly National RSS

    Bringing variety crop plots together for better comparison

    Written by Administrator from Farming Monthly National Crop plots are back centre stage at the Cereals Event, meaning visitors can compare top varieties side by side. The winter wheat and barley feature showcases new and popular Recommended List varieties, says arable project manager...
  11. CPM RSS

    Insider’s view – Champion of champions

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Taking the gold medal for wheat yields is a new variety from DSV that promises to deliver both in the field against disease and in filling the barn. CPM takes an in depth look at just what gave Champion its name. It’s fantastic to see a plant...
  12. Chris F

    Gene editing is now approved

    Has been lots of talk about this over the past few years. But I saw the Lords approved if finally on Monday. Being on a level playing field with USA, Japan, Austrailia etc seems a good idea on the face of it, is we are to compete. But the luddite in me still doesn't like something about it...
  13. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – Multi-site fight

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Barley diseases are posing more than just a challenge as single site modes of action have taken a battering in recent years. But through careful management and using multi-site actives, growers can take the fight to the diseases. CPM investigates...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Early Disease control in OSR

    Early Disease control in OSR Use disease risk forecasts to plan appropriate and timely spray programmes for oilseed rape crops this autumn is the advice of Dr David Ellerton, technical director with Hutchinsons. Light Leaf Spot and phoma stem canker are the two main autumn diseases of Oilseed...
  15. Hutchinsons News

    Top OSR varieties on deferred payment offer from Hutchinsons

    Top OSR varieties on deferred payment offer from Hutchinsons Crop production specialists Hutchinsons are offering growers the opportunity to defer payment on seed purchased before 31 March 2020 for leading oilseed rape varieties LG Aurelia and Acacia. “Seed for these varieties purchased...
  16. KWS News

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend

    Variety choice decides agronomy spend 03.09.19 After what has been a difficult year, the importance growers attach to a variety’s disease resistance is likely to increase even further. For many, the ability of a variety to resist disease has overtaken yield as the deciding factor when...
  17. KWS News

    Barrel and Jackal: still the two best soft wheats for the north

    Barrel and Jackal: still the two best soft wheats for the north 03.09.19 Scotland’s growers will be familiar with the winter wheat varieties KWS Barrel and KWS Jackal. As the two highest-yielding soft wheats for the north (based on complete data) growers were quick to spot their suitability...
  18. Corteva Updates

    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage

    Attention to detail delivers high quality maize silage Peter Clayton has two herds of 320 all-year-round calving cows, situated 30 miles apart, with one at Larkton Hall, near Malpas, Cheshire. The business is run in partnership with his father Richard, mother Jane and wife Anne. The emphasis...
  19. CHAPs News

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAPâs Phenotyping Laboratory

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAPâs Phenotyping Laboratory Date: Tuesday 8th June 2021 Time: 1pm-2pm Register here now… About this Event Join this free 60-minute online webinar to learn about plant imaging and some of the advantages it offers for trait quantification and remote...
  20. Cope Seeds News

    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched

    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched A new regenerative Estate Range of grass seed has been launched to the market by Lincolnshire-based seed specialist Cope Seeds and Grain. Launched to complement integrated farming systems, the range will enable landowners to reduce input...
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