Why NAWF is important at first flower

14 December, 2018

A critical milestone in the development of the cotton plant is the production of the first flower. At this time the plant starts to generate yield. Additionally, the water use and nutrient uptake of the crop increases, and management becomes a juggling act to prolong the duration of flowering by minimising crop stress for as long as possible.

At this time assessments can be made on the crop’s progress and adjustments can be made to management to achieve yield goals.


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