Diagnosing Corn Seedling Problems
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This is the time of the growing season for questions on corn emergence and seedling problems. Weather factors, soil conditions, insect damage, plant diseases, fertilizer and pesticide injury, or combinations of these factors may lead to emergence or seedling problems. It is important to carefully and completely evaluate what is seen in the field. For an accurate diagnosis, it may be necessary dig up plants to allow examination of roots and shoots.

 

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