08 Dec 2011

Progress in Wheat, Sunflower and Sugar Beet Cultivation in Russia

V.Nosov, S.Ivanova

Progress in wheat, sunflower and sugar beet production in Russia has been observed since the 1990s. Sugar beet cultivation has benefited the most due to the adoption of modern crop production technology, including nutrient management. There are also real expectations for moderate yield improvement in wheat. Sunflower crop management is trailing and requires serios improvement before any large-scale gains in productivity can be expected...

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