Incomplete Kernel Set in Yellow Dent Corn

These ears were from medium maturity commercial corn hybrid planted 5/26/95 in westcentral Indiana that pollinated in mid-July during the period where consecutive days of mid- to high 90's temperatures. The poor kernel set was likely caused by a combination of slow silk elongation, reduced silk receptivity, and Japanese beetle silk clipping.

WebWeaver: R.L. (Bob) Nielsen , Agronomy Department, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN 47907-1150

This page was last 8/22/95.

Photos by Peggy Sellers, Plant Pest and Disease Laboratory, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN 47907-1155.