Corn is seemingly racing toward tassel and silking thanks to a spell of relatively good weather. Field appearances improve daily. As we scan the tops of canopies a few plants stand out, not because of height but because of color; yellow, bright yellow leaves seem to wave to us in the breeze. These trapped, sun-starved leaves emerge as splotches of bright yellow in a dark green sea of plants.
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Elmore, Roger W. and Robertson, Alison E., "Twisted Whorls" (2008). Integrated Crop Management News. 814.
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