Crop Watch South: Crucial to stay on top of spetoria at T3

Article taken from www.fwi.co.uk, written by Tim Bullock

The most advanced wheat crops are starting to boot, but at the time of writing  (May 26) we haven’t got any emerged ears in my area, but they won’t be long coming. Therefore, attention has turned to the T3 fungicide sprays. Disease control to date has generally been good, but this is a high disease year so the risk of septoria and/or rusts coming back in late is high. Where SDHI chemistry has been used at T2 I will be using either epoxiconazole or prothiconazole-based T3 to ensure that we stay on top of the septoria. The real debate will be what to partner with it, as harvest is still a long way off. Where we haven’t already had two applications with a strobilurin, either azoxystrobin or pyraclastrobin would be the obvious choices... read more
 

 

27 May 2014

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