Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been receiving phone calls and texts about striped corn leaves this past week. There are many reasons for striped corn, and the cause of light green, whitish, or yellowish stripes sometimes is not obvious. Here is a review of some of the reasons for striped corn and also methods to distinguish what might be causing the stripes.
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Rieck-Hinz, Angela M. and Mallarino, Antonio, "What causes striped corn leaves?" (2021). Integrated Crop Management News. 2695.
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