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Döring, Thomas F.; Winkler, Louisa and Fradgley, Nick (2012) Oat variety characteristics for suppressing weeds. Organic Research Centre Bulletin, December 2012 (111), pp. 6-7.

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Oats are a valuable food source and useful in the crop rotation both in organic and conventional farming systems, partly because of their excellent weed suppression ability. Thomas Döring, Louisa Winkler and Nick Fradgley report new results that show how plant breeding can make oats even better.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:Oats, Avena sativa, Weed suppression, Leaf Area Index
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: UK
UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Institute for Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Deposited By: Winkler, Miss Louisa
ID Code:22135
Deposited On:15 Feb 2013 08:41
Last Modified:15 Feb 2013 08:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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