Published at the Chat 'n Chew Cafe, April 2000

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Corn Leaf Staging Details

R.L. (Bob) Nielsen
Agronomy Dept., Purdue Univ.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1150
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These images illustrate some of the details associated with leaf staging in corn.

Image 1. First short rounded-tip leaf

Image 2. Leaf collar

Image 3. Leaf which is 40 to 50 percent exposed

Image 4. Split stalk depicting positions of lower stalk nodes and internodes.

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