Crop protection in alternative crops
CALU Technical Note (Ref: 030301) on pest management for Flax, Linseed, Hemp and Camelina.
Year of Publication2006
Many farmers in Wales are interested in diversifying into the production of alternative crops. Several companies offer contracts to grow alternative crops like Crambe, Camelina, hemp and flax. However the restricted range of standard pesticides available for use on some of these crops can cause problems with managing pests.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Pest & disease control
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Industrial crops
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Oilseeds
Additional keywords/tagsminority croplinseedhempflaxcamelina
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