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Standard Seed Mixtures

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 1 April 1943

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will arrange with the war agricultural executive committees standard seed mixtures for one, two and three year leys which can be supplied by the seed merchants and recommended to farmers, so as to secure the maximum yield from the temporary pastures?

After consultation with local seed merchants, several county war agricultural executive committees have already recommended seed mixtures for use in their respective counties this season, and the Seed Production Committee of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany are arranging to prepare a list of recommended mixtures for use in all parts of the country next season.