Romania. Winter crops are mostly in good condition

01.02.2018

Cold temperatures persisted in Romania last week. The average air temperature in the east of the country was 2-4°С below long-term normal.

On some days, an opposite situation was observed in the west, where air temperature reached +10°С, i.e. exceeded normal by 1-2°С.

The daytime air temperature stayed within -8..+5°С throughout the week.

Precipitation occurred in the south mostly in the form of rain. Snow cover remained in the north and north-east, protecting winter crops against low temperatures.

Winter crops are dormant. Plants of winter wheat and barley are at the stages of three leaves and tillering. Rape plants have developed 7-14-leaf rosettes. Winter crops are mostly in good condition; they were not exposed to the threat of winterkill past week, reports UkrAgroConsult.

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

 

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