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Crop Health Updates - January 2019

Fungicide resistance marches on

Resistance to some of our key fungicides has been of concern for a few years. Monitoring data from 2018, presented at the recent Fungicide Resistance Action Group UK meeting shows that the position for Septoria in wheat has continued to worsen and there were also new and unwelcome developments on the barley front. Luckily field control is 2018 was broadly acceptable, but that had more to do with the heat which helped to dry up any early disease.  Read more here.

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