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Mid Season Corn Diseases

July 13, 2020 | By Rupp Seeds

Screen shot image of SeedSCOOP publication discussing mid-season corn disease development.

Healthy corn fields with the most promising yield potential at tasseling stage are not exempt from leaf, ear, and stalk diseases. Storms, overwintering inoculum, and temperatures influence what can infect corn between the seedling stage and grain fill. Crop management decisions are based on the identification and possible resolution of these mid-season corn issues:

  • Gray Leaf Spot
  • Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB)
  • Fusarium
  • Southern Rust
  • Bacterial Leaf Streak
  • Goss’s Wilt
  • Stewart’s Wilt

In this issue of SeedScoop you will learn when to scout for this diseases, how to identify them, what causes them, and how to manage them for this season or next season. 


Mid Season Corn Diseases