Canola Watch quiz – This Week in Agronomy

September 25, 2019 – Issue 26

Six questions on scenarios and sightings in canola fields this week. Click “submit” to get detailed answers with lots of agronomy tips.

1. Normally, annual weeds and canola volunteers are not worth spraying in the fall. Frost and winter will kill them off. But there is one situation below where you want to spray annual weeds and canola volunteers in the fall. Which is it?
2. Why would you look for blackleg this late in the season?
3. Why would you count canola stems per square foot after harvest?
4. What is this?

5. What is this?

6. What can trigger seeds to sprout in the pod? (Choose the correct three choices from the list below.)

Canola seeds sprouting in the pod. Photo credit: Ashton Trawin


 

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