Frost events in Kazakhstan stopped growth of winter wheat

04.12.2017

In the south and south-east of Kazakhstan, where winter wheat is cultivated, air temperatures decreased between November 11-20. Nighttime frost events down to -4-11°С occurred at the time – they stopped growth of winter wheat in some parts of Almaty region. Precipitation replenished soil moisture content, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Early-sown winter wheat in the south and south-east is at the stages of germination to tillering. Its condition is good and excellent. The average height of plants reaches 6-19 cm; their average density is 170 - 412 per sq. m. Farmers in South Kazakhstan region continue planting winter wheat.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting/planting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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