Moldova. Sunflower was mostly at the ripening stage


Precipitation and diverse temperatures were observed in the country from August 7 till 13. The average weekly air temperature in Moldova was +22..+25ºС, or 2.5-4ºС above normal.

Air temperatures peaked at +37°С. 40% of the country received chiefly 1-8 mm of precipitation over the week (5-60% of normal), while 20% of Moldova got 10-17 mm (85-140% of weekly normal). Rain that fell early in the week improved growing conditions for corn and sunflower, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Corn was primarily at milky ripeness, locally at waxy ripeness. Sunflower was mostly at the ripening stage, locally still at flowering.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting 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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