Online Phenology Models and Degree-day Calculator
lentil (int. grwth chars)
crop model of Miller MSU, Miller et al. 2001

Output from crop degree-day/phenology model program:
	Heat Units and predictions of key events from daily weather data
==============================MODEL INPUTS================================ Model species/general links: lentil (int. grwth chars) Type: crop Model source/other links: Miller MSU, Miller et al. 2001 Calculation method: simp avg/grow Lower threshold: 32 degrees Fahrenheit Setting upper threshold to: 130 F (default) Directions for starting/BIOFIX: planting date Starting/BIOFIX date: 4 1 No ending date, set to: default date 12 31 Model validation status: partly validated Region of known use: Montana ==============================EVENTS TABLE================================ 1. 280 DD after biofix 0.9-germination: shoot breaks through soil 2. 340 DD after biofix 1.1-1st true leaves unfolded 3. 440 DD after biofix 1.4-4th true leaves unfolded 4. 1590 DD after biofix 5.1-flower buds just visible (look inside axillary buds) 5. 1910 DD after biofix 6.1-10% of flowers visible 6. 2220 DD after biofix 7.1-10% of pods are solid to touch 7. 2600 DD after biofix 8.3-Lower 1/3 of pods yellow-brown and rattle when shaken, Upper pods still green 8. 2880 DD after biofix 9.2-Thresh when seed tests 18% moisture or lower. Over dry (8-10%) are hard and difficult to bite. 14% for safe storage ==============================MODEL OUTPUT================================ Weather station: 1000 none selected mn day max min precip DD32 CUMDD32 event -- --- ----- ----- ------ ---- ------- -------