Time to start thinking about Desiccation
As sunflower are starting to move into the R6 stage around the province, growers needs to start considering whether they will Desiccate their sunflower crop. Desiccation is used to quicken dry-down of sunflower heads. Desiccants decrease losses due to inclement weather, lodging and bird depredation by speeding up the dry-down process.
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