Canola flowering period key to good yields in SE

Claire Harris
By Claire Harris
Updated December 13 2021 - 3:16am, first published December 12 2021 - 6:28am
BIG DIFFERENCE: Agricultural Research on the Eyre Peninsula director and research agronomist Andrew Ware said canola yields could be depressed by up to 40 per cent in a sunlight-limited environment.

IT may not take a cutting-edge scientist to know plants need light to grow, but a recent presentation by Agricultural Research on the Eyre Peninsula director and research agronomist Andrew Ware highlighted the extent to which a lack of sunshine can truly limit broadacre crops.

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Claire Harris

Claire Harris

Journalist

Journalist at Stock Journal. Hailing from South East Queensland, Claire moved to SA at the start of 2019. She is passionate about agriculture, cooking, sport, and line dancing, and loves a good long road trip.

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