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2008-07-08 03:00:18

By Beardall, Mike Growers can benefit from new technology that warns of potential pest and disease threats. Mike Beardall reports Weather stations and micro-climate monitoring have become major weapons in the battle against pests and diseases in crops. With the development of equipment linked to computers, accurate print-outs give growers precise models on which to base spraying programmes against pests and diseases in specific crops. Growers can now create condition models for...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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