Use the calculator BEFORE seeding and AFTER emergence

May 21, 2020 - Issue 10

Haven’t seeded canola yet? Set an appropriate seeding rate based on seed size, target stand and estimated emergence percentage. CALCULATE

Seeded and waiting for emergence? Check your notes to make sure you recorded seeds per square foot and more. (Here’s a list of things to note.) At around the two- to four-leaf stage, do plants counts for each field to see what percentage of seeds emerged to form plants. This will answer the important question: Did you achieve your target plant population? CALCULATE If not, consider what you might do next year to improve emergence percentage.

Here’s a direct link to the plant survival calculator. https://www.canolacalculator.ca/seeding-rate/plant-survival
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