A new poster has just been published by K-State Research and Extension. The title is Canola Growth and Development. The KSRE authors are Mike Stamm, Canola Breeder, and Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems Specialist.

You can access the poster, MF3236, at: https://www.bookstore.ksre.k-state.edu/pubs/MF3236.pdf

This poster describes and illustrates the stages of growth in canola, including:

Emergence
Second Leaf
Fourth Leaf
Sixth Leaf
Overwintering
Stem elongation
10% Flowering
30% Flowering
50% Flowering
90% Flowering
Beginning ripening
Fully ripened

The poster also discusses and illustrates pod and seed development, and seed color changes.