Northern Corn Leaf Blight

January 17, 2019 / By Rupp Seeds

Screen shot image of SeedSCOOP publication discussing Northern corn leaf blight.

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) is caused by the fungus Exserohilum turcicum and may cause significant yield losses when moderate temperatures and long periods of dew or rain prevail. E. Planting resistant products is the primary management strategy. Rupp Seeds offers several hybrids that provide very good tolerance to northern corn leaf blight. Learn how to identify NCLB, the disease cycle and how to manage it in this issue of SeedScoop.

Northern Corn Leaf Blight