Central Texas wheat takes a hit, but it could have been worse
DR. GAYLON MORGAN/Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
An uninjured head of wheat (left) is compared to a plant that is yellowed and not exerting a head due to freeze injury at the growing point. Once the plant’s growing point is damaged, the head stops moving up and the leaves die, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists.
COLLEGE STATION -- There was considerable damage to Central Texas wheat from a late-March freeze, but it could have been a lot worse, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service crops expert. . . .