Industry figure hails work on weed controls

The UK "is leading the world in the development of new engineering techniques for weed control", Allium & Brassica Agronomy managing director Andy Richardson told the onion conference. "But we really need to maintain funding for research in this area if we are to have a viable industry in the future," he added.

Micron Varidome: shields help keep spray off the crops - image: HW
Micron Varidome: shields help keep spray off the crops - image: HW

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