Assessing Freeze Injury to Wheat
June 1, 2022
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 drou...