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Growth Stages

Choose a crop to learn more about

  • How the crops develop
  • Critical growth stages
  • How management inputs affect yield and grain quality

Barley Growth Stages

Merit Two-row

Explore Barley

Wheat Growth Stages

Whitebird Soft White Spring Wheat

Explore Wheat

The Growth Stages Project

Researchers at the University of Idaho Aberdeen Research and Extension Center tracked the development of "Merit" 2-row Spring Barley and "Whitebird" Soft White Spring Wheat in 1999.

They tracked growing degree days and took photos to help growers make management decisions.

About Wheat and Barley Crops

Wheat and barley are both cool season crops that have many similarities in growth stage development and management needs.


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