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Strong temperature changes have adversely affected winter crops in Kazakhstan

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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The weather in the south and southeast of Kazakhstan, where winter crops are grown, has been unstable in February with fluctuating temperatures and varying levels of precipitation. While the conditions for wintering plants have been mostly satisfactory, forecasters warn that the intense thaws, alternating with positive daytime and negative nighttime temperatures, could pose a risk to the underdeveloped winter wheat crops.
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In the second ten days of February, in the areas where winter crops are cultivated in the south and southeast of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the weather was unstable. The air temperature increased by 1...4°C and dropped to minus 5°C; in the southeast, precipitation was observed mainly near or above normal and in the south - below normal. Conditions for wintering plants were mostly satisfactory, reports the press service of Kazhydromet. Forecasters warn that intense thaws in the south and southeast for up to 1-3 days, alternating with daytime positive and nighttime negative air temperatures (in the south up to minus 7...14°C and in the southeast up to minus 14...23 °C, ...
Source: Agrosektor
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