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Varieties to watch on oilseed rape Recommended List | Features | Farmers Guardian

Varieties to watch on oilseed rape Recommended List | Features | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
TWO varieties in particular stand out among the candidates for next year’s oilseed rape Recommended List, according to NIAB TAG oilseed rape specialist, Simon Kightley.
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Stay focused on phoma, oilseed rape growers advised | News | Farmers Guardian

Stay focused on phoma, oilseed rape growers advised | News | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
WHILE recent cold winters have seen light leaf spot incidences recorded further south than usual, oilseed rape (OSR) growers in the lower half of the country should remain focused on phoma stem canker as the primary disease threat to crops.
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Extent of OSR lodging losses revealed | News | Farmers Guardian

Extent of OSR lodging losses revealed | News | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
THE extent of last season’s lodging problems in oilseed rape have been highlighted in the results of a survey conducted last summer.
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Three Recommended List firsts for DSV | Anglia Farmer

Three Recommended List firsts for DSV | Anglia Farmer | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
DSV achieved three highly significant firsts in the 2013/14 HGCA Recommended Lists – which not only sets a new precedent for the company but also has
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KWS UK has two new high yielding conventional oilseed rape varieties on the new 2013/14 East/West, UK Recommended List.
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The area of oilseed rape planted to hybrid varieties in the UK has over-taken that in ‘conventional’ pure lines this season, reveal the latest annual industry planting estimates from Agrii.
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KWS UK has two new high yielding conventional oilseed rape varieties on the new 2013/14 East/West, UK Recommended List.
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This time last year the winter OSR crop was looking fantastic – and proved to be anything but in many cases, with DEFRA reporting a 13% reduction in national yield, down to 3.4 million tonnes. This year, the crop is looking generally poor, and who knows what the spring – and next autumn - will bring!
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Rethink OSR seed rates if switching to wider rows | News | Farmers Guardian

Rethink OSR seed rates if switching to wider rows | News | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
OILSEED rape growers switching to wider row widths may need to re-think their approach to seed rates and plant populations in order to establish the optimum canopy size for high yields, according to a leading agronomist.
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Winter OSR found to produce a competitive gross output

Winter OSR found to produce a competitive gross output | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
GOOD stem canker resistance, high yield in a semi-dwarf type and herbicide tolerance were among the developments to be found in the latest crop of winter oilseed rape varieties to gain a place on the Recommended List.
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Variety choice in OSR key to yields

Variety choice in OSR key to yields | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
Oilseed rape yield trends have failed to reflect variety improvements, according to a speaker at the recent Crop Protection in Southern Britain conference in Peterborough.
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Be brave and cut oilseed rape seed rates

Be brave and cut oilseed rape seed rates | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it

Be brave and reduce seed rates, was the key message from the results of the Grow Crop Gold trials carried out by Agrovista.

 

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Do not be too quick to write off sparse OSR crops

GROWERS and agronomists with struggling oilseed rape crops were advised to ‘keep calm and carry on,’ during a Bayer CropScience oilseed rape conference held in Newbury.

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Bayer CropScience aims to make step change in hybrid oilseed rape performance - Farm Business

Bayer CropScience aims to make step change in hybrid oilseed rape performance - Farm Business | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
Making a step change in the yield performance of hybrid oilseed rape varieties is a key aim for Bayer CropScience as it enters the UK market as a breeder.
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OSR variety Troy offers big benefits but small stature - 3/28/2013 - Farmers Weekly

OSR variety Troy offers big benefits but small stature - 3/28/2013 - Farmers Weekly | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
As the first semi-dwarf oilseed rape variety to match the performance of its taller cousins, Troy could offer growers both management and harvesting benefits.
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Tips for sowing spring oilseed rape - 1/11/2013 - Farmers Weekly

Tips for sowing spring oilseed rape - 1/11/2013 - Farmers Weekly | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
Spring oilseed rape is set to make a major comeback after wet weather wreaked havoc with drilling programmes. Robert Harris picks up some tips on getting the best from the crop
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Avatar, the early-maturing, high-yielding oilseed rape hybrid from LS Plant Breeding has been added to the HGCA 2013/14 Recommended List (East/West region).

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The highest yielding semi-dwarf Oilseed Rape variety ever to be assessed by the HGCA makes it on to the 2013/14 Recommended List heralding the arrival of important new breeding technology for UK growers, says Mike Mann of breeders DSV Ltd.
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Avatar, the early-maturing, high-yielding oilseed rape hybrid from LS Plant Breeding has been added to the HGCA 2013/14 Recommended List (East/West region).
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With the highest seed yield of all varieties on the HGCA’s 2013/14 Recommended List, DSV’s new Marathon oilseed rape hybrid delivers an outstanding gross output with impressive standing power, says Sarah Lockhart of DSV UK Ltd.

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Controlling weeds between wide rows | News | Farmers Guardian

Controlling weeds between wide rows | News | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
GROWING oilseed rape on wide (50cm) row spacing provides an opportunity to apply contact, total herbicides between the row to control difficult weeds and OSR volunteers.
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Hybrid OSR plantings now exceed pure lines | News | Farmers Guardian

Hybrid OSR plantings now exceed pure lines | News | Farmers Guardian | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
THE area of UK oilseed rape planted to hybrid varieties has overtaken conventional pure lines this season, according to Agrii annual industry planting estimates.
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One-fifth of OSR crops at risk in the UK

One-fifth of OSR crops at risk in the UK | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
Oilseed rape could be one of the major casualties this autumn, with an ADAS report estimating 20% of the winter area is at risk of failure.
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Rotational intensity can affect OSR yield

Rotational intensity can affect OSR yield | Oilseed rape varieties | Scoop.it
The effect of rotational intensity of oilseed rape has been quantified in new research, which shows yields can decline by nearly 20%.
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Survey reveals reduced cereals and oilseeds for 2013

AGRONOMISTS are predicting a ‘significant’ decline in cereals and oilseeds next year, following a farmer survey on winter planting decisions.
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