Average crop condition in China and its adjacent regions during mid-April, 2017
May 03, 2017
Winter wheat was at jointing to heading period. Overall, crop situation was average in winter wheat planted areas due to proper agro-climatic condition.
Early rice was at transplanting to regreening stage. Affected by continuously rainy weather, unfavorable crop condition occurred in Guangdong, Jiangxi and Hunan.
Spring maize was at seeding stage. Favorable agro-climatic condition was beneficial for maize seeding and growth.
Rapeseed was at flowering to podding period. In general, crop condition was favorable. Because of sufficient temperature and radiation, rapeseed condition was above average in the east part of Southwest China.
Soybean was out of growing season.
Overall, crop condition was average in areas adjacent to China.