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- Bennett, S.J., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Annals of applied biology 2006 v.149 no.1 pp. 15-25
- air flow; dry season; field experimentation; fineness; flax; flowering; herbicides; industrial applications; nitrogen; retting; stems; tensile strength; yarns
- ... Field trials of fibre flax were sown in 2002 and 2003 comprising 29 and 26 flax varieties, respectively. In 2002, two nitrogen treatments of 40 and 80 kg ha⁻¹ were imposed. The trials were sprayed with a desiccating herbicide prior to retting at 35 and 15 days after midpoint of flowering in 2002 and 2003, respectively, and were harvested once retting had completed. Fibre was extracted from the fla ...