Reasons for missing plants

June 19, 2019 - Issue 12

With very dry conditions in many fields across the Prairies this spring, the most likely cause of missing plants was probably seed beds too dry for germination. Seeds were just stranded in the dust. With rain, these seeds should germinate and emerge – unless something else is at work.

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