Part 2 of the 14-part Small Grain Production Manual describes the stages of small grain growth, including germination, tillering, vegetative growth, stem elongation, heading, flowering, grain filling, growth habit and yield components.
The Small Grain Production Manual is a 14-part free online publication that presents essential information on producing wheat, barley, oat, triticale, and rye, from growth and development through seedbed preparation, fertilization, and irrigation, to pest management, crop rotation, cover cropping, and harvesting and storage. The manual also includes an overview of small grain production in California, as well as a handy troubleshooting guide. Color photographs, drawings, charts, graphs, tables, and references.
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