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Effects of severity and timing of stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans) symptoms on yield of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) in the UK
The relationships between yield loss and incidence (% plants with stems affected) or severity (mean stem score, 0-4 scale) of stem canker in winter oilseed rape were analysed using data from experiments at Rothamsted in ...
Infectivity of ascospores of Pyrenopeziza brassicae on leaves and factors affecting maturation of apothecia on debris of oilseed rape
(Association of Applied Biologists, 1999)
Selecting cover crops to control soil erosion and to improve soil fertility
(Chinese Scientific Press, 1998)
An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level : Part I - Theory and Development.
A computer-based decision support system is described which aims to encourage and enhance sound environmental management within agriculture. Part of the system focuses on the management of pesticides on the farm, and can ...
An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level : Part 2 - Evaluation, examples and piloting
The development of a decision support system aims to encourage farmers in the UK to adopt a more environmentally friendly approach to their daily activities. Part of the system concentrates on crop protection encouraging ...
Options for informal environmental management : the agricultural industry highlighted
Discussions are frequently found in the environmental press regarding the possible advantages to an organisation should they implement a formal environmental management system such as BS 7750, ISO 14001 and the EC ...
Serologically based diagnostic and quantification tests for nematodes
Plant parasitic nematodes are important plant pests which are difficult to identify and quantify. Serologically based techniques offer new ways to identify and quantify these parasites. Several factors need to be considered ...
Environmental Management in Agriculture : An expert system approach
The development of quantitative measures for self-assessment of the environmental performance of farming enterprises is described. A rule-based expert system approach is adopted based on well established sources of guidance. ...