Degree Days - Click the gold Degree Days button to activate. Gold GDD scale is displayed on the left axis, indicating GDD by increment range. The planting date for the crop must be selected for the GDD scale to work. The gold line and shaded area display estimated GDD accumulation to the left of the gray TODAY line and predicted GDD accumulation in the faded gold line and shaded area to the right. Hovering the cursor over the gold line displays the date and accumulated GDD’s by that date.
Figure 5: Growing Degree Days
The GDD Calculations may be edited by clicking on the pencil icon on the gold Degree Days button, revising the upper and/or lower temperature limits used to calculate GDD’s. Select Update to save revisions or Cancel to return to default.
Figure 6: Setting Growing Degree Day Threshold