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MIDDAY - HEADLINE SEMINAR - "Tackling the Thorniest Issues" - Richard Bampfield MW, Stephen Skelton MW & Matt Strugnell, Vineyard Manager at Ridgeview

Plantex

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Hi Yes indeed -
Well known for it's effectiveness IF you have access to a large amount of water. Equivalent to 5mm rainfall per hour required (from memory) Has been used on other fruit crops in the uk too. Wouldn't be suitable on all soils - needs to be really free draining
That's a very good point and it would depend on the type of system you use. Our "Flipper" sprinkler we mentioned earlier uses the equivalent of 1.5-2mm rainfall per hour, depending on row widths.
 
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