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Scorching spring oats

Discussion in 'Cropping' started by Tractor Boy, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Tractor Boy

    Tractor Boy Member

    Location:
    Suffolk
    Last year I managed to scorch the flag leaf on my canyon oats by presumably spraying Mantra and Corbel on a sunny warm day.
    This year I’ve managed to scorch leaf 3 by spraying Mantra and Moddus on a dull day.
    How the hell do you not scorch oats as I want to put something else on the flag next week. 9532323B-5A8C-4995-BE20-3388E61E039C.jpeg
     
  2. Sandy

    Sandy Member

    Location:
    Aberdeenshire
    It’s the moddus horrible stuff on oats
     
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  3. phil

    phil Member

    Location:
    Wexford
    Optimus is a lot softer on crop than modus and works as well
     
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  4. Tractor Boy

    Tractor Boy Member

    Location:
    Suffolk
    Last year I didn’t use Moddus though as it was the T2 on flag leaf that scorched. That year it was Mantra plus Corbel. Mantra is quite soft though isn’t it? So was it Corbel last year and Moddus this year?
     
  5. phil

    phil Member

    Location:
    Wexford
    Corbel is hot if you used decent rate
     
  6. Tractor Boy

    Tractor Boy Member

    Location:
    Suffolk
    Yes probably around 0.4-0.5
     
  7. phil

    phil Member

    Location:
    Wexford
    Depends on rate of mantra then which has 1/5 rate corbel too?
     
  8. chipchap

    chipchap Member

    Location:
    South Shropshire
    Used firefly + ccc+ canopy at flag emergence with no scorch.
     
  9. jondear

    jondear Member

    Location:
    Devon
    Not spray .Oats are hardy don't need it !
     
  10. Know nothing about oats...why the need for such huge Corbel dose? There is a bit of fenpropimorph in mantra also obviously.

    Ok now the really thick question. Is the scorch in the photo not burnt out fungus with a bit of abiotic spotting?

    Any trace elements / NPK plus etc in that mix?
     
  11. static

    static Member

    Location:
    Lincoln-ish.
    0.5 canopy plus 0.1 Optimus plus hormone for blws and looking fine. Bit of tonic last night as the crop is a tad thin. No fungicide yet.
     

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  12. static

    static Member

    Location:
    Lincoln-ish.
    Ball-bags, I've topped mine too. Mineral on a cool night. Ah well, not badly.
     
  13. Tractor Boy

    Tractor Boy Member

    Location:
    Suffolk
    Oh no. The panicles are coming out on mine so overall they look really green as it’s leaf 3 down below that got scorched. Hoping to not need to spray again as I think the next 7-10 days of heat will really hurt them if I stress them again.
     
  14. static

    static Member

    Location:
    Lincoln-ish.
    Autocorrect. Meant tipped. Mine look good though. No fungicide yet and hoping one slug when all out will be job done.
     
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  15. phil

    phil Member

    Location:
    Wexford
    What’s poison of choice

    Corbel + F500 here (jenton)
    Elatus quite good too
     
  16. Mildew can make it go very, very mankey, more likely in a season like last year tho.
     
  17. static

    static Member

    Location:
    Lincoln-ish.
    Mantra

    Or something similar to wheat t3 IE teb plus strong? Need to keep the bushel up mainly.
     
  18. phil

    phil Member

    Location:
    Wexford
    Pyraclostrobin for bushel
     
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