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Resistance of Crops to Frost In Different Development Phases

 

Resistance of  Crops to Frost In Different Development Phases



Harmful Temperature (F)

Germination Vegetative Flowering Growth Fruiting
Highest Resistance
Spring Wheat 16-14 22-25 30-28 28-25
Oats 18-16 24-26 30-28 28-25
Barley 18-19 25-27 30-28 28-25
Peas 18-19   28-27 28-25
Resistant
Vetch 21-19   27-25 28-25
Beans 23-21 30-32 28-27 27-25
Sunflower 23-21 22-25 28-27 28-27
Safflower 25-21 22-25 28-27 27-25
Flax 23-19 24-26 28-27 28-25
Sugarbeet 21-19 22-25 28-27  
Medium Resistance
Soybean 27-25 30-32 28-27 28-27
Low Resistance
Corn 28-27 30-32 30-28 28-27
Millet 28-27 30-32 30-28 28-27
Sudan Grass 28-27 30-32 30-28 28-27
Sorghum 28-27 30-32 30-28 28-27
Potato 28-27 30 --- 30-28
No Resistance
Buckwheat 30-28 32 30-28 31-28
Melons 31-30 32 31-30 30
Peanut 31-30 32 -- --
Cucumber 32-30 32 -- --
Tomato 32-30 32 32-30 32-30

Selected Data from Ventskevich (1958)

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