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The fungus forecast: protecting crops from attack

The fungus forecast: protecting crops from attack

The fungus forecast: protecting crops from attack (PDF 259KB)

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This leaflet explains how scientists at Rothamsted Research, an Institute of BBSRC, have been working with support from DEFRA on developing forecasts for 2 serious diseases of oilseed rape since the early 1990s. The researchers have constructed models which can save tens of thousands of pounds for individual farmers and the UK economy millions each year.

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