Drought in Poland affects potatoes and berries the most


Drought in Poland affects potatoes and berries the most

09/06/2020

According to the Institute of Soil Science and Agriculture, agricultural drought is observed in all voivodeships in Poland

Despite the rains, agricultural drought persists throughout Poland in August. The greatest water deficit was recorded in the Wielkopolska Voivodeship in the north-west of the country, according to the Institute of Soil Science and Agriculture in its latest report.

Writes about this AgroTimes with reference to the information SadyOgrody.

“In the eleventh reporting period, that is, from July 1 to August 31, 2020, the average value of the Climate Water Balance (CLW), on the basis of which the drought risk is assessed, was negative, it was 76 mm,” the Institute of Soil Science and agriculture.

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The greatest water deficit was recorded in the South-Wielkopolska lowland. A significant water shortage was also observed in the West Pomeranian lakeside and in the Silesian and Middle Polish lowlands.

According to the Institute of Soil Science and Agriculture, agricultural drought is observed in all voivodeships in Poland and affects mainly berries and potatoes.

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