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The Cleancrop™ brassica system

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The Cleancrop™ brassica system

The Cleancrop™ brassica system includes traditionally bred brassica cultivars that are tolerant to the herbicide Telar®. This provides farmers with the ability to use the Telar® herbicide to control weeds which can compete with the crop, decreasing yield and production. By controlling historically difficult-to-control weeds, such as dandelion, chickweed, mayweed and wild turnip, new fields can be used for planting forage. Currently, four herbicide-tolerant (HT) brassica cultivars are available in the Cleancrop™ range: HT Rape, HT Bulb Turnip, HT Leafy Turnip and HT Swede.