Planting densities were kept uniform as 112, 500 plants ha-1 for oilseed rape
at each site.
In 2014, oilseed rape
seed dressed with clothianidin was sown on a total area of 800 hectares in a 65 km2 trial area, and untreated seed was sown on roughly 600 hectares in a reference area that was likewise 65 km2 in size.
0 percent, but the average decline among 34 species that forage on oilseed rape
was higher, at 10 percent.
For the analysis of the outputs of the different simulation models and modeling different aspects of the co-existence issue between GM and non-GM crops, we used different machine learning techniques that take into account background knowledge: relational classification trees to learn co-existence rules for GM and conventional crops in a large region (output from GENESYS); equation discovery to model the outcrossing between two neighboring maize fields (output from MAPOD) and to induce explanatory models of oilseed rape
population dynamics from individual-based data (output from IBM-OSR), and linear regression and models trees to validate and compare the results obtained with equation discovery.
Crop services company Agrovista has been growing oilseed rape
in all its varieties, to discover the best techniques for high yield, on behalf of a North-east growers' network including Farmway, Growhow and Monsanto.
Officials said a seed sample of a conventional oilseed rape
submitted to a UK national trialling programme contained small amounts of a genetically modified herbicide-tolerant oilseed rape
In the EU, the chief crops (all approved for sale by the European Commission) are one Monsanto GM soybean (GTS 40/3/2) on the existing products register, processed foods derived from seven GM oilseed rape
varieties (AgrEvo TOPAS 19/2, Plant Genetic Systems MS8/RF3, MS1/RF2 and MS1/RF1, Monsanto GT73 and Hoechst/AgrEvo Falcon GS 40/90 and Liberator L62), two GM cottonseed varieties (Monsanto 1445 and 531) and five maizes (Ciba-Geigy Bt176, Monsanto MON810, AgrEvo T25, Novartis Bt11 and Pioneer MON809).
United Oilseeds has been granted 31,000 [pounds sterling] by arable levy body the Home Grown Cereals Authority to test and commercialise Natreon, a low-saturates oil made from oilseed rape
2-million) plant converts 60,000 tons of oilseed rape
per year into biodiesel and rape meal.
Protesters claimed the oilseed rape
feed, which is the first live genetically modified seed to be introduced into the country, is a huge threat to the environment and farmers.
Research firm Bayer are also seeking European Commission approval to grow GM oilseed rape
The sale includes Advanta's European maize, grasses, cereals, winter oilseed rape
, sunflowers, onions, peas and rootseeds businesses, and also extends to include the grasses breeding and outlicensing business unit in Albany, Ore.