Ukraine. Oilseeds crop conditions

27.07.2016

Last week the weather was rather instable with daily air temperature fluctuations. Starting from July 18 steep temperature fluctuation caused heavy showers and favored increase in productive soil moisture stocks.

In Southern regions sunflower of optimal sowing terms is at the stage of hypoachene formation and later sown varieties – at head formation and flowering. Density – 32.2-56 Th plants per 1 Ha. Sowings are mainly in good condition.

Mid-early varieties and early ripening varieties of soybean are at the final stage of flowering and – beans formation.  Weather conditions of this year (excessive rains, high soil and air moisture content) increase the probability of soybean diseases development. Current condition of sunflower and soybean is mainly good.

More information on crop conditions and progress in 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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