The snow will be gone soon and it will be time to plant corn. El Niño promises to bring us a cool, wet spring, and this means seedling diseases. If you don't know which fungicidal seed treatment is on your corn seed, now is a good time to have a look at those labels on the bags and check it out. Recent trends in corn seed treatment are continuing in 1998--most seed has been treated with Maxim+Apron this year instead of the traditional, standard fungicide Captan.
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Munkvold, Gary P., "Corn seed treatments in 1998" (1998). Integrated Crop Management News. 2306.
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