Tag: OSR

UK researchers find OSR plants are weaker when not pollinated

UK researchers find OSR plants are weaker when not pollinated

September 20, 2022 |

In the UK, when oilseed rape experiences a lack of pollination it allocates more resources to plant growth and flowering – producing less robust plants – new research has found. Oilseed rape is an important crop with multiple uses, such as vegetable oil for human consumption and biodiesel. However, like all floral crops, it relies […]

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UK’s NFU celebrating revision of official GHG emissions for OSR

UK’s NFU celebrating revision of official GHG emissions for OSR

November 22, 2021 |

In the UK, the National Farmers Union is celebrating a victory following a revision of official government figures on the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels of oilseed rape, originally submitted in the Department for Transport’s NUTS2 report. The previous report had not fully accounted for to improving agricultural practices and yield improvements, which would have […]

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