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Assessing Freeze Injury to Wheat

By Robert Klein, Emeritus Extension Professor, UNL West Central Research & Extension Center

Cody Creech, Dryland Cropping Systems Specialist, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center

Amanda Easterly, Research Assistant Professor, HPAL

Wheat growers in western Nebraska are concerned about possible injury due to abnormally low temperatures that occurred several times over the past weekend.

Winter wheat is in the late boot to early heading stage at the present time but has been subjected to a number of stressors this growing season. Dry planting conditions and continued drought have reduced crop...


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