Canola Watch quiz – Stand establishment

May 22, 2019 - Issue 8

1. You need three things to figure out emergence percentage. What are they?
2. Your assessing the stand and have 3 plants per square foot, on average. Your seed size was 6g. Your seeding rate was 4 lb/ac. What is your emergence percentage? Hint: Plug these numbers into the Plant Survival calculator at canolacalculator.ca.
3. You want to modify your child’s hula hoop for 1/4m2 plant counts. What should the inside diameter be?
4. When should you start scouting for emergence issues? (Choose the best answer.)
5. At what crop stage do you make your ‘official’ spring emergence count?
6. What caused this seedling to die?


 

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