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Answer: Hi Mark, Thank you for contacting Yates. The thicker skins and cracking on your fruit is due to the higher temperatures that we have had recently a...
Answered: 05:50PM, 21 Jan 2017
Answer: Hi Leonie, Do not despair, we are still digging and conducting research into your poor tree. We have a couple of experts looking into it from our e...
Category: Diseases
Tags: research
Answered: 09:47AM, 21 Jan 2017
Answer: Hi Trevor, Thank you for contacting Yates. Crows and other birds can be very difficult to control in the home garden. Unfortunately, there is no &#...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:24AM, 16 Jan 2017
Answer: Hi Lisa, Thank you for contacting Yates. The best variety of Magnolias for the heat and around pools would be the Magnolia grandiflora. There are m...
Answered: 02:14PM, 14 Jan 2017
Answer: Hi Bev, Thank you for contacting Yates. The 490g/L refers to the concentration of glyphosate in the product. To mix, please visit this page to view...
Category: Weeds
Answered: 09:35AM, 09 Jan 2017