Sunflower - Land Selection

Like other crops, sunflower requires adequate light. It is estimated that up to 64% yield reduction can be experienced when 40% shading is imposed. It is advisable, therefore, to plant sunflower crop where minimum shading will be experienced. Though the crop has generally wide adaptation, sunflower has limited ranges of environmental conditions. Optimum temperature and soil moisture conditions are required for good growth. Temperatures between 18


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