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Table 1 Crop plants grown in Uelzen with dates for harvesting and starting time of maturity

From: Will climate change increase irrigation requirements in agriculture of Central Europe? A simulation study for Northern Germany

Crop Share of agricultural area (%) Harvest time (day in year) Start time of maturity (day in year)
Spring barley 9 219 198
Triticale 4 219 198
Winter barley 12 198 177
Winter rye 5 219 198
Winter wheat 14 219 198
Winter rapeseed 4 183 162
Winter rapeseed with organic fertilisation 208 187
Silage maize 5 261 240
Potato 22 265 244
Sugar beet 15 290 269
  1. Information courtesy of N. Svoboda, Leibnitz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Müncheberg, Germany.