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Discolored leaves and/or stems, reddish-purple leaf tips and margins on older leaves

Description

This corn emerged to form a good stand, but there are discolored leaves and/or stems. The damage may be in isolated or widespread areas of the field. Phosphorus deficiency is typically visible in young plants with reddish-purple leaf tips and margins on older leaves.

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KSU Corn Production Problems