Tuesday, 9 February 2016

VIDEO: Seed - size, variety, age and spacing


What are all the factors to take into account before determining seed rates? How can we devise a seed rate recommendation for a new variety?

“Most commercial seed is planted too close together, reducing marketable yield and it is actually better to have some seed left over at the end of planting than to make the full amount ‘fit’,” cautions Dr Stalham.

The full film introduces AHDB's new system for devising seed rate recommendations for newly introduced varieties. 

Watch it here.

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