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Getting the most from your water

Water is the primary carrier for applying crop protection products constituting more than 95% of the spray volume. Water quality can be affected by both hardness and pH, but the effects are quite distinct.

Zinc is the secret to promoting big roots

Seed treated with a zinc-ammonium acetate has been found to produce more vigorous roots than those treated with fungicidal seed treatments only. 

Seed treated with a zinc-ammonium acetate has been found to produce more vigorous roots than those treated with fungicidal seed treatments only.

 

Dry springs threaten spring barley performance

To improve establishment success with all spring cereals growers are advised to apply a zinc-based seed treatment, such as Radiate to promote early root development.
In winter-sown cereals yield increases of 0.4 to 0.8 t/ha over untreated have been reported.