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By David Jones, Broad Acre Agronomist, MSc. Agriculture 10th August 2018 Earlier in the year in #ThinkAgronomy I presented the results from a study of Fall Armyworm that I undertook, examining the effectiveness of different insecticides. One…
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By Dr. Silke Bollmohr, PhD, Environmental Science The European Commission recently banned three of the most widely applied insecticides due to the risk they pose to bees and other pollinators. The April ban on thiamethoxam, imidacloprid and…
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By David Jones, CropNuts BroadAcre Agronomist On Friday 27th April the European Union voted to ban the use of neonicotinoid insecticides in all outdoor crops. Although this may seem a distant concern here in Africa, the impact could be far…
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Agrobacterium tumefaciens is a rod shaped gram negative motile bacteria that lives in the soil. It has flagella that allow it to swim through moisture films in soil and on plants. On its own its harmless, but when combined with the Ti plasmid…
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By Ruth Vaughan March 2018 A number of changes to EC regulations have been published. These regulations will become active in the 1st quarter of 2018 and the 3rd quarter of 2018. These changes include both reductions and increases of the Pesticide…
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