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Stewart's disease in 1999
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Gary P. Munkvold, Iowa State University
  • Marlin E. Rice, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
4-5-1999
Abstract
The mild winter this year means that there is an increased risk for Stewart's disease in cornfields in the southern third of Iowa. We can expect high flea beetle populations in the spring, which will threaten susceptible dent corn inbreds and sweet corn hybrids. We also can expect considerable leaf damage during grain fill in some fields, resulting in yield loss. Seed producers in the southern part of the state should pay particular attention to early-season flea beetle populations.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Gary P. Munkvold and Marlin E. Rice. "Stewart's disease in 1999" (1999)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gary_munkvold/129/