Does it pay to retain F2 canola seed?

Does it pay to retain F2 canola seed?

March 14, 2024

Andrew Heinrich presents exciting new research to the 2024 national GRDC forum in Perth providing insights into the performance impacts of retaining canola seed. Titled “Agronomic and financial outcomes associated with retaining seed across both Spring and Winter canola hybrids” the research paper by Andrew Heinrich and Willow Liddle examines the difference in plant establishment, grain yield, and economic returns when comparing F1 hybrid Spring canola seed to a 50:50 F1-F2 blend and F2 retained seed.

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