Optimal flower periods and climate change

Host: | Date: 28 Oct 2020

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    GRDC Podcast: Optimal flower periods and climate change

    A key consideration when growing a cereal grain crop such as wheat is knowing a variety’s optimal flowering period – but what happens when the optimal flowering period moves, as a result of climate change?

    Date: 28 Oct 2020

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A key consideration when growing a cereal grain crop such as wheat is knowing a variety’s Optimal flowering period.

With that knowledge sowing times can be planned to minimise risks such as frost damage and heat stress, and maximise crop productivity.

But what happens when the Optimal Flowering Period moves, as a result of climate change.

Contact

Andrew Fletcher,  CSIRO Agriculture and Food
08 9333 6467 
Andrew.L.Fletcher@csiro.au

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