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Lodging control in cereals

Lodging robs crop yield and quality and if it occurs late in the growing season can have a significant impact on grain drying costs.

Correctly identifying when tillering ceases and stem elongation starts in early spring is crucial to effective lodging, as well as nitrogen and fungicide management in wheat. This module helps you identify the key winter wheat growth stages of 30 and 31, as well as understand the issues around lodging.

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Growth stage 30-31

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by Pete Berry (Dr) (ADAS High Mowthorpe)  Course Lodging control in cereals

Correctly identifying when tillering ceases and stem elongation starts is crucial to effective wheat management in early spring. ADAS consultant Pete Berry provides some pointers.

 

Lodging in cereals

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by Pete Berry (Dr) (ADAS High Mowthorpe)  Course Lodging control in cereals

Lodging causes devastating yield and quality losses from promising premium crops, but it is cost-effective to manage. Pete Berry, principal consultant at ADAS advises.