"Glen Royal", Brookstead

Latest Temp

21.6°C

21/04/18 (05:30pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

51 DD

Poor / Caution

• Planting can begin when temperatures reach 14°C at 8 am for three consecutive days.
• Planting can begin when there is a rising plain of temperature forecasted above 14°C for the next 7 days.
Interpreting the Planting Forecast

The planting forecast guide provides an indication of the potential day degree accumulation based upon the proceeding 7 day forecast.

< 30 DD Very Poor
< 60 DD Poor / Caution Warrants caution as a delay in emergence is likely and may impact upon germination percentages and/or exacerbate seedling disease or soil insect attack. Management intervention is encouraged.
61 - 80 DD Adequate Considered adequate however ensure other planting parameters and conditions are ideal. Cotton will likely take greater than 7 days to emerge.
> 81 DD Good In excess of 81 DD is considered as the requirement for ideal germination and emergence.

This is a guide only to assist growers and consultants of conditions and enable adjustments to planting rates to compensate if the need requires, it is not intended as a accurate tool as it is based on third party temperature forecast and should be utilised solely as a guide to refine the decision making process.
Sat 21, Apr Sun 22, Apr Mon 23, Apr Tue 24, Apr Wed 25, Apr Thu 26, Apr Fri 27, Apr
Maximum 27.4°C 26.5°C 27.0°C 22.8°C 25.2°C 25.9°C 26.9°C
Minimum 14.3°C 11.6°C 12.3°C 13.2°C 12.5°C 12.9°C 11.4°C