Warm winter contributes to good overwintering of winter crops in Ukraine
Weather in the third week of January was marked by little rain and temperature extremes.
At the beginning of the decade, snow cover throughout the country, had a height of 2-20 cm After the temperature rise at the end of the decade in most fields, the snow is gone, and only the East and North remained in the form of a slight layer of 5-15 cm On a specified date, the frost depth was 10-40 cm with a top layer that thawed, within 8-16 see the depth of the tillering node temperature of the soil was 0-8 degrees Celsius, which is significantly higher than the critical verge of freezing even for underdeveloped plants.
According to the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center, the estimated critical temperature of freezing is well developed in the autumn of germs of winter wheat varieties of average hardiness for the third week of January amounted to 13-18 degrees below zero.
of Sprouting plants showed that the survival rate of plants of winter crops (wheat and rye tritical) on a specified date is 95-98%.