Tassels top many of our corn fields with more to appear every day. The critical corn pollination time is near indeed. Soon the roar of spray planes will add a sense of urgency as will high-clearance sprayers gliding over an ocean of tall corn. Fungicide applications made to attain improved "plant health" while controlling limited disease pressure are prime topics in extension offices, coffee shops, elevators, and pickup trucks around the Corn Belt.
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Elmore, Roger W. and Abendroth, Lori, "Corn growth and yield formation in light of fungicide applications at tasseling" (2007). Integrated Crop Management News. 1032.
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