Arrested ear development is a physiological disorder that can significantly affect corn yields. It is not a disease, but refers to the abnormal corn ear development caused by a number of stress factors, including the application of nonionic surfactant adjuvants. This publication describes the cause and symptoms of arrested ear development, and provides recommendations on how to avoid it.
Last Review Date - 9/1/2015
Nathan Stetzel, Bob Nielsen, Corey K. Gerber, Kiersten Wise