Pests of oilseed rape; a Scottish perspective.
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Published by SAC in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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SeriesSAC technical note -- T511
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Open LibraryOL18537401M
ISBN 10185482726X

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CEREAL & OILSEED RAPE PESTS Slugs are most damaging to seeds and s are vulnerable up to the fourth leaf stage (GS 14);oilseed rape to the four true-leaf stage (GS ). After these stages slug grazing does not generally threaten plant survival. All cereal and oilseed crops, particularly if grown on heavier, wetter soils and sown File Size: KB. TN Winter Oilseed Rape Pests And Diseases Winter oilseed rape is affected by a wide range of pests and diseases with new problems beginning to appear as a consequence of changes in pesticide usage and weather patterns. Many insect species, both harmful and beneficial,colonize oilseed rape. As with many other crops, the incidence and importance of insect pests tend to increase with the area and frequency of cropping. Where rape has been grown regularly on a farm or Author: Marion Gratwick. Oilseed Rape. Farming Press, - Rape (Plant) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying Jet Neuf kg/ha larvae leaf spot leaf stalks leaves light leaf spot losses metazachlor mites nematode nitrogen normally oil content oilseed rape crops pests and diseases Plate ploughing pods pre-emergence produced.

The various outputs from this important work form the basis of this comprehensive new book. Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests commences with a review of the oilseed rape crop, followed by chapters on pests, pest management strategies and parasitoids of specific pests or groups of pests. Detailed information is also included on sampling, trapping. In the UK, many species of insects, both harmful and beneficial, colonise oilseed rape. As in many other crops, the incidence and importance of insect pests tend to increase with the area and frequency of cropping and, where rape has been grown regularly on a farm or in the vicinity, damage by pests is likely to occur. The major pests can be grouped according to their feeding Author: C. W. Graham. When these pests reappear in spring a rapid action is often required. The following overview shows what to pay particular attention to. Potential causes for important diseases and corresponding possible control measures are listed. In addition a summary of currently registered fungicides and growth regulators in winter oilseed rape is enclosed. The Scottish oilseed rape crop had a market value of £ million in (7). As discussed in the first report in this series, WOSR is host to a wide range of insect pests and this is reflected in greater foliar insecticide input than other combinable crops(8)(9). In addition to sprays, use of insecticidal seed.

Oilseed rape definition: Oilseed rape is a plant with yellow flowers which is grown as a crop. Its seeds are | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Etymology and taxonomy. The term "rape" derives from the Latin word for turnip, rapa or rapum, cognate with the Greek word rhapys.. The species Brassica napus belongs to the flowering plant family ed is a subspecies with the autonym B. napus subsp. napus. It encompasses winter and spring oilseed, vegetable and fodder rape. Siberian kale is a distinct Clade: Angiosperms. In , 36, hectares of winter oilseed rape was grown in Scotland. With an average yield of over tonnes/hectare, Scottish production was is over K tonnes. Winter oilseed rape is primarily grown for its oil, which is used in cooking and food processing. In Europe, it is one of the 6 most important pests of oilseed rape (Alford et al., ; Williams, ), and one of the major pests of winter oilseed rape in Serbia (Kereši et al., Author: Ingrid H. Williams.