Precipitation in early may contributed to the development of crops
In early may in most regions of Ukraine passed a long-awaited rainfall, whose number corresponded to the average rate for the period, and sometimes even exceeded it. In General, rainfall reached 90-160 % rule, and to the West of the country 70-140 %. This gave the opportunity to sufficiently moisten the soil, which together with optimum air temperatures contributed to the growth of vegetation and agricultural crops. This was reported in agrometeorologia the review of the Ukrainian hydrometeorological.
there is Now a phase ahead of the growing season of most plants of agricultural purpose for one to two weeks relative to the average over many years of observations of the indicator. Experts attribute this to the active accumulation of heat in the previous period. Unusually early began heading winter crops, and in the South of the country and places in Western and Northern regions even flowering spike.
Plants of winter crops are in the phase of stem growth and formation of the ear. In the southern part of the country continues, and in the Central, Western and Northern regions sometimes began heading plants in the Kherson region observed flowering spike of winter wheat.