"Ashwood", St George

Latest Temp

21.5°C

17/10/18 (05:30am)
Planting Forecast What's this?

95 DD

Good

• 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.
Wed 17, Oct Thu 18, Oct Fri 19, Oct Sat 20, Oct Sun 21, Oct Mon 22, Oct Tue 23, Oct
Maximum 28.9°C 28.6°C 31.5°C 33.9°C 32.8°C 33.8°C 34.2°C
Minimum 18.9°C 18.6°C 18.9°C 20.3°C 19.1°C 18.4°C 20.5°C

• 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.