Auscott, Carrathool

Latest Temp

24.1°C

17/10/18 (01:00pm)
Planting Forecast What's this?

54 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.
Wed 17, Oct Thu 18, Oct Fri 19, Oct Sat 20, Oct Sun 21, Oct Mon 22, Oct Tue 23, Oct
Maximum 24.0°C 23.5°C 30.7°C 24.8°C 24.6°C 32.4°C 26.3°C
Minimum 13.3°C 11.1°C 10.1°C 12.6°C 11.1°C 13.1°C 15.5°C