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How Can Harvest Help Determine Future Insect Pressure in Corn

October 11, 2019 | By Rupp Seeds

Screen shot image of SeedSCOOP publication discussing how you can use harvest to determine future insect pressure in corn.

Random kernel damage, banana-shaped ears, rotten ear tips, stalk and root lodging and grain contaminated by aflatoxin can all be indications of future insect pressure. If you are observing these things during harvest, you’ll want to make plans to manage insects next season and in certain cases chose hybrids to give you added protection. Learn more in this issue of SeedSCOOP.

SeedSCOOP - How Can Harvest Help Determine Future Insect Pressure in Corn