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Late cultivated fields containing high levels of green material, either weed or crop debris, are more prone to infestation from bean seed fly, with damage often occurring in patches as the flies aggregate before egg-laying.
Lessons could be learned from a French initiative to address unbalanced relationships within the supply chain and enable farmers and growers to earn a sustainable income by improving the apportionment of value.
Oilseed rape across the country has been variable over the winter. Crops that got away early are generally large and the cold snap is knocking flea beetle larvae in the petiole, making way for clean, new leaves.