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Agronomic Services —Small Grain Tissue Sampling
            Monitoring or Problem Diagnosis, slide 4 of 4

Boot through ripening [Zadoks GS 45–100; Feekes GS 10–11]

diagram of small grain stages boot through ripening.

During heading and
ripening, sample the flag leaf.
Collect flag leaves from
30 to 40 plants. Tissue
sampling after heading is
not recommended.

Use the following codes on
the sample information form:

Growth Stage:  B/F (blossom/fruit)
Plant Part:                       M (middle)
Plant Position:                  U (upper)
button to select first slide in series.button to select previous slide in series.button to select next slide in series.button to select last slide in series.button to select wheat pictorial index.button to return to crop tissue sampling pictorial menu.
Last Update December 20, 2010


NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837

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