Plant Growth Stages

Facts about Plant Growth Stages
  • For Cereals these are key stages to know
    • Tillering
    • GS30 / 31 = 1st node
    • GS39 = Flag Leaf
    • GS59 / 61 = ear emerged flowering
Video of Plant Growth Stages
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Quick agronomy facts:
Why are growth stages important
 The cereal plant’s response to herbicide, growth regulator or fertiliser application depends on its stage of development.
 Growth stages help decide when crops are ready for fertiliser and spray applications.

Below is presentation which gives more details about cereals grown in the UK.