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Winter Barley Growth Stage Update – Late June 2020

26 June 2020

The monitored commercial crop data from SRUC’s crops this week is shown in the table below.  This data is generated in commercial crops in your area so is indicative of the disease pressure and growth stages on farms at the moment.

Winter barleyAverageMaximumMinimum
Crop Growth Stage738561
Septoria nodorum0.10.10

Disease levels are still low and if ramularia is going to be a feature this year it is still to swipe. All fungicide inputs are now applied and gates shut. There is a risk if the weather stays wet and humid that ear diseases will invade but there is no yield benefit to late applied ear sprays.


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