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Les Daubney
Cereals Product Manager   Limagrain

Cereals Product Manager, Limagrain UK. Les has over 30 years’ experience in the seed industry and is responsible for the arable portfolio of Limagrain UK, having managed the cereals, oilseeds and pulses products during his time with the company.

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  • Survey confirms high levels of TuYV infection in oilseed rape crops across the UK   2017-06-20

    Oilseed rape yields could be impacted this season as levels of TuYV infection are confirmed to be as high as 100% in some sites, and generally indicate high levels of infection across most of the country, according to plant breeders Limagrain UK.

    Oilseed rape yields could be impacted this season as levels of TuYV infection are confirmed to be as high as 100% in some sites, and generally indicate high levels of infection across most of the country, according to plant breeders Limagrain UK.

  • UK: Boost bonuses with Limagrain's high oil content oilseed rape varieties   2017-05-25

    With lack of profitability a concern for many UK arable producers, squeezing every drop of revenue out of each acre is more important than ever. And to help do so, seed experts urge oilseed rape growers to pick varieties with a high oil content to maximise the bonus they receive from crushers and boost gross margins.

    With lack of profitability a concern for many UK arable producers, squeezing every drop of revenue out of each acre is more important than ever. And to help do so, seed experts urge oilseed rape growers to pick varieties with a high oil content to maximise the bonus they receive from crushers and boost gross margins.

  • Use OSR genetics to reduce risk and protect yield   2017-05-16

    Making oil seed rape (OSR) variety choices based on the conditions in which they are to be grown is fundamental to a profitable crop, and this comes down to understanding how the genetics or traits within that variety help to protect the top-line yield from the host of environmental and crop management factors that are known to depress yield, says Dr Vasilis Gegas, Limagrain’s senior oilseed rape breeder.

    Making oil seed rape (OSR) variety choices based on the conditions in which they are to be grown is fundamental to a profitable crop, and this comes down to understanding how the genetics or traits within that variety help to protect the top-line yield from the host of environmental and crop management factors that are known to depress yield, says Dr Vasilis Gegas, Limagrain’s senior oilseed rape breeder.

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