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Seedcorn maggot injury

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Seedcorn maggot injury

These seeds failed to produce seedlings due to decay of the embryo tissue, which is now dark and soft. Decay was initiated from injury by seed corn maggots.

Seedcorn maggot injury

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Stand reductions in corn due to fungal pathogens and insects (June, 2001)

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Iowa State University Entomology Department. Last modified May 30, 2001 by John VanDyk.