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De Sangosse to promote the benefits of R&D at Cereals

De Sangosse to promote the benefits of R&D at Cereals

Fans of innovative technology should visit the De Sangosse stand at Cereals. Not only will visitors be able to learn more about the benefits research and technology has brought to crop production, but also see a genuine Formula 1 car up close.

26th May 2017

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Reduce pea and bean losses at harvest by more than 20%

Reduce pea and bean losses at harvest by more than 20%

You’ll get an impressive return with Pod-Stik. In trials, Pod-Stik gave a 25.5% reduction in beans and 21% reduction in peas found on the ground (after combining). This saved seed resulted in an average 8% increase in yield in peas and beans. Typically for peas we have seen a 0.4t/ha yield saving and 0.6t/ha in beans.

28th July 2016

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2016 could be worse for slugs than 2012

2016 could be worse for slugs than 2012

The spring months of April and May typically represent the peak in the slug breeding cycle and with regular showers during this time and since, molluscs have enjoyed excellent conditions.

15th July 2016

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End of summer raises slug threat

End of summer raises slug threat

Pellet choice is an important factor in determining the effectiveness of any control programme and research has shown that the better quality pellets made with high-grade durum wheat flour are more appetising to slugs and therefore more likely to deliver desirable results.

3rd October 2014

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Use Pod-Stik to protect bean crops

Use Pod-Stik to protect bean crops

Trials performed by the Processors & Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) found that applying Pod-Stik delivered a “consistent increase in yields compared with untreated crops”.

31st July 2014

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Inspect stubbles for slug pressure

Inspect stubbles for slug pressure

With harvest underway across England growers are being urged to inspect stubbles for slugs ahead of what is expected to be a challenging time for autumn establishment.

28th July 2014

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Boost mycotoxin control with Designer

Boost mycotoxin control with Designer

If growers want to achieve desirable levels of control they should consider the addition of Designer to all ear wash applications, says De Sangosse Commercial Director, Kim Christo.

7th July 2014

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Pulse crops worth protecting

Pulse crops worth protecting

With cereal harvest starting late across the country it is likely that pea and bean crops will be similarly delayed and with crops looking in good shape growers are being advised to apply a pod sealant such as Pod-Stik to protect against losses due to pod shatter.

12th August 2013

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Consider slug control now to reduce pressure later

Consider slug control now to reduce pressure later

An application of pellets at this time of year would not normally be advised as crops would be well advanced and it would be difficult to ensure the pellet reached the ground, but with many crops in a backward state and slug activity widely reported, an early treatment could relieve the pressure later.

23rd May 2013

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Prepare for the spring slug threat

Prepare for the spring slug threat

With many soils still wet to a reasonable depth the arrival of warmer temperatures is likely to result in yet another year of ideal breeding conditions for slugs.

26th March 2013

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Why TDS pellets are the best in the market. Fact.

Why TDS pellets are the best in the market. Fact.

When it comes to slug pellets we take any challenge to our claim to be the manufacturer of the ‘best’ pellet in the market highly seriously. Why? Because we’ve tested them, all of them, and can say with confidence that our pellets perform better on a number of important attributes than those of the competition.

21st December 2012

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Slug academy delivers sensible control advice

Slug academy delivers sensible control advice

This season more than any other in recent memory has demonstrated the importance of a well devised slug control strategy, but for a number of reasons growers were not able to achieve the level of control they desired.

20th December 2012

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Cold weather reduces slug threat

Cold weather reduces slug threat

With average temperatures recently falling close to the 5oC mark that is accepted to be the lowest most slug species can operate the focus should now be on how to keep on top of populations once temperatures rise in the spring.

7th December 2012

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Follow best practice for effective slug control this autumn

Follow best practice for effective slug control this autumn

De Sangosse five top tips for effective slug control

  • Clear stubbles of volunteers where possible with a suitable herbicide
  • Start with a good, well consolidated seedbed
  • Apply to the soil surface after rolling
  • Use a quality pasta-based pellet such as TDS for up to three weeks protection
  • Ensure accurate and consistent application techniques
6th September 2012

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