Freeze Injury to Nebraska Wheat

Published 2014
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Nebraska's adverse weather conditions affect winter wheat during much of its growth. While the introduction of new wheat varieties with good winter hardiness and the use of better management practices have reduced winter injury of winter wheat, low temperature injury during winter and spring can still be destructive.
This publication covers:
winter injury;
when and where spring freeze injury occurs;
temperatures causing spring freeze injury;
photos and descriptions of spring freeze injury at various stages;
management of freeze-injured wheat.

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Robert N. Klein



Crop Production/Field Crops

Publication Date September 01, 1994
Last Revision Date February 11, 2014
Language English


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