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Bruising risk assessment advice sheets

21 July 2006

Minimising Bruising - Risk Assessments

Bruising risk assessment advice sheets

These advice sheets contain the latest findings from research, practical actions to take and give information on how to assess a crop's bruising susceptibility risk. (Some have been slightly amended since 2004)

1 Variety
2 Site selection
3 Soil type
4 Field layout
5 Soil preparation
6 Planting
7 Crop nutrition
8 Irrigation
9 Crop maturity and dry matter


Haulm destruction
11 Soil moisture at burnoff
12 Soil moisture at harvest
13 Temperature
14 Grading