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Handling Corn Damaged by Autumn Frost

Handling Corn Damaged by Autumn Frost Product code: NCH-57-W

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This publication discusses conditions conducive to frost damage, the effect of frost damage on grain development and yield, handling the damaged corn, and reducing the risk of frost damage. Tables are included listing the corn grain yield losses following plant defoliation and immediate harvest at three stages of kernel development, compared to losses when defoliated at same stages and left in the field to mature and the whole-plant and kernel moisture of corn at four stages of kernel development.

Produced

8/13/1990

Author

P.R Carter

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