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However, on farms where winter crops were sown late, up to 70 per cent of crops have rotted, said Vita Cielava from the Rural Advisory and Training Center's Liepaja office.
Wheat sown in cotton field should get first water some seven to ten days after sowing.
The maximum soil bulk density in both years was observed in plot sown with zone disk tiller while the minimum in turbo seeded wheat (Table 3).
51) were recorded when spinach was sown on 15th October (Table 2), and there was a trend of decrease in number of leave plant-1 when the sowing of spinach was done early or late.
And though nowadays we buy most of our seeds in packets from the garden centre or seed merchant, there was always the possibility - and there still is - to save seed of whatever was sown after it had given us a brilliant show.
Maximum number of tillers m-2 and grain yield were recorded when wheat was sown on 30th November where as minimum tillers m-2 and grain yield were recorded on 15th December.
Summer radishes can be sown up until August and harvested from May onwards, while winter radishes should be sown in July and harvested from August through to November.
Quick-growing lettuces such as Little Gem can be sown in March in mild areas, in rows 15cm apart.
Carrots can be sown at two-week intervals to provide a succession of crops during the year.
Hybrids CD 306 and CD 308 from the sown on 3/15 presented the highest number of ears per plant, and thus had the highest prolificity index in the 2005 off-season crop.
8,500 hectares were sown with sugar beet this year, which is 3,500 more than in the previous year.
Both are natives of tropical America and the seed of neither should be sown too soon.