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Air temperature graphs are now available to aid sclerotinia treatment

26 April 2010

For several years now TAG has found that average daily air temperature is a reliable guide to timing of sclerotinia infection and hence of fungicide treatment. Oilseed rape is now coming into full flower and graphs showing the rolling average air temperatures at a number of sites around the UK are available in Members’ Technical Information, in ‘TAG Updates’.