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Wheat Cultivation and Uses

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Wheat is the most popular crop in Ireland.

False

Wheat requires acidic soil with a pH range of 4.5 - 6.5 for optimal growth.

False

Winter wheat is sown in Ireland in April - May.

False

Potassium has a maximum rate under the Nitrates directive when sowing wheat.

False

Leaf rust is a bacterial disease that affects wheat crops.

False

Barely dwarf virus BYDV is transmitted by beetles.

False

Wireworms are crane fly larvae that feed on wheat crops.

True

Wheat is the most popular crop in Ireland.

False

Leaf Blotch is a bacterial disease that affects wheat crops.

False

Winter wheat in Ireland is sown from September to November.

True

Wheat can tolerate a pH range of 5.5 - 7 in the soil.

True

Wireworms are crane fly larvae that hatch and feed on wheat crops.

False

Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that causes the underside of wheat leaves to turn yellow.

True

Potassium has a maximum rate under the Nitrates directive when sowing wheat.

False

Learn about the cultivation requirements, uses, and characteristics of wheat, a popular crop in Ireland. Explore topics such as soil suitability, climate conditions, and preparation of the seed bed.

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