A Good Foundation Plan for Success
By James Humphris
In 2017, conditions across Western Canada were considerably dryer than previous years. While this could potentially lead to the lower presence of some pathogens in seed tests; seed-borne diseases are only half of the equation.
The other half is soil-borne diseases and the serious threat they pose to your crop. They can overwinter on crop residue and/or remain dormant in the soil for up to seven years, or until favourable conditions present themselves.
Bayer SeedGrowth is the proud sponsor of Top Crop Manager’s 2018 Seed Treatment Guide.
Containing tips and advice to help you make a more informed treatment decision, this guide was created to help you produce a healthier, more productive crop. In addition to details on the diseases and pests you need to watch out for in 2018, you’ll find valuable information about the numerous benefits of a seed treatment as your crop’s first and best defence against disease.
All the best for a successful season
Crop Manager – Cereals
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