IT Farmer: 003 Autumn 2018

BYDV c Farmer IT 026 l Autumn 2018 Plans have been announced to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of a major crop disease in cereals. £60k investment to improve understanding of major crop The latest research investment will deliver results during autumn 2019, as winter cereals without the option of a neonicotinoid The announcement follows the decision by the European Commission to ban outdoor use of neonicotinoid seed treatments, which include those used to protect cereal crops from barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) infection by aphid vectors. Crops

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