Ukraine. Sunflower crops in fair condition


Сontrasting air temperatures were observed on July 11-20. The average daily air temperature was at 20.6-27.00С, i.e. 0.9-4.00С above normal. The highest air temperature on the warmest days increased to 28.8-34.00С, while the ground surface heated to 57-590С. The lowest air temperature on the coldest nights dropped to 14-170С.

According to the North-East Agriculture Institute, middle-early soybean varieties are now at the stages of flowering and pod formation, while early and ultra-early varieties are at the stages of pod formation and seed development.

Sunflower crops are mostly at the stages of late leaf growth, further flowering and seed formation. Their condition is fair.



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