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  • NCLB in sweet corn

    Watch for Northern corn leaf blight in sweet corn

    NEW YORK: I am seeing a lot of Northern corn leaf blight lately, especially in late-planted sweet corn. As we have all seen over the past year, this disease can be very damaging to our sweet corn, particularly in varieties that do not have some resistance to it. There are a few excellent fungicides that work well in controlling Northern corn leaf blight. If you start to see brown cigar-shaped lesions in your sweet corn…

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