Moldova. Agro climatic conditions and crops development

18.11.2016

Diverse air temperatures and precipitation were observed in the country from November 7 - 13. Over the week, air temperatures in Moldova averaged at +4.1..+7.7°C that is 0.6-2°C above normal. Their lowest registered point was -4.5°C.

Precipitation in the form of rain, snow and sleet was seen during last week, reports UkrAgroConsult. Its rates were mostly 30-70 mm (80-160% of monthly normal), amounting to 20-25 mm (55-65% of monthly normal) in some areas. Stable snow covered some northern areas of the country on November 12. Weather stations report its height to peak at 1-2 cm, being at most 0.5 cm in some fields.

Most of winter wheat was at emergency and 3rd leaf stages. Its tillering began in isolated southern areas.

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

 

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