SX3358 : A Field of Oilseed Rape

near to Trerulefoot, Cornwall, Great Britain

A Field of Oilseed Rape
A Field of Oilseed Rape
The bright yellow flowers of Oilseed Rape have become a common sight in arable areas in the spring. As well as providing vegetable oil, this crop makes a good 'break crop', improving the soil for wheat or barley in the following years. Oilseed Rape cannot be grown frequently in any field due to the build up of diseases in the soil. This may change however if farmers are allowed to plant disease resistant genetically engineered crops.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Tony Atkin and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SX3358, 27 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph (First for SX3358)
First in 5 Years (TPoint) ?
Date Taken
Saturday, 13 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 13 May, 2006
Crops   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 334 585 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.1621N 4:20.7411W
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

This page has been viewed about 44 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register
Get Involved