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Potato Cyst Nematode

T3 Fungicide Spray Tips For Battling Fusarium In Wheat

What's the optimum timing for T3 fungicide spraying in wheat and barley? Getting your T3 spraying right is effective in Fusarium control Fusarium is not only a yield robbing disease in wheat (and barley), but it also produces Mycotoxins…
Potato Cyst Nematode

Controlling Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN)

Nematodes are the silent enemy. Lets look at avoiding disasters by spotting Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) early in potatoes. Potato Cyst Nematodes – know what you’re dealing with before you plant Because of the devastating and persistent nature…
Potato Cyst Nematode

Home-saved Seed - How can a Financial Success become an Agronomic Nightmare?

As harvest gets into gear around Timau, I decided to ask local farm manager Daniel Moore to share his thoughts in this week’s THINK AGRONOMY on Farm Saved Seed and how to make it a success. Producing your own seed can save you money if done…
Potato Cyst Nematode

Curbing Horticulture Soil-Borne Diseases

By Ruth Vaughan In intensive horticulture, soil borne diseases cause yield and quality loss, and if left unchecked can result in complete project failure, as we have seen happen many times. All soils, unless completely dead, have a large and…