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Wheat Cultivation and Uses

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Match the soil requirement with the crop:

Wheat = Well-drained Sandy loam or brown earth soil with a pH of 5.5 - 7 Barley = Well-drained Sandy loam or brown earth soil with a pH of 5.5 - 7 Oats = Well-drained Sandy loam or brown earth soil with a pH of 5.5 - 7 Rice = Well-drained Sandy loam or brown earth soil with a pH of 5.5 - 7

Match the disease with its description:

Leaf Blotch = Fungal disease spread by rain Powdery mildew = Fungal disease that turns the underside of leaves yellow Leaf rust = Fungal disease that causes premature death of leaves Barely dwarf virus BYDV = Viral disease transmitted by aphids

Match the pest with its description:

Leatherjackets = Crane fly larvae that feed on the crop reducing yield Wireworms = Click beetle larvae that hatch and feed on crops Aphids = Insects that attack wheat crops Thrips = Insects that feed on wheat leaves

Match the wheat preparation process with the correct description:

Ploughing and harrowing = Creating a fine seed bed Sowing in late September - November = Winter wheat Sowing in February - March = Spring wheat Applying Nitrates directive conditions = Sowing wheat

Match the wheat diseases with their descriptions:

Leaf Blotch = Fungal disease spread by rain Powdery mildew = Turns the underside of leaves yellow Leaf rust = Causes premature death of leaves Barely dwarf virus BYDV = Viral disease transmitted by aphids

Match the wheat pests with their descriptions:

Leatherjackets = Crane fly larvae that feed on the crop Wireworms = Click beetle larvae that hatch and feed on crops Aphids = Transmitter of Barely dwarf virus BYDV Combine Harvester = Used for harvesting wheat

Match the wheat usage with its correct match:

Flour production = Primary usage of wheat Animal bedding = Use of straw Animal feed = Another use of wheat Storage conditions = Same as barley

Learn about the cultivation requirements and uses of wheat, the second most popular crop in Ireland. Understand the soil suitability, climate conditions, and preparation of the seed bed for growing wheat.

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