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Corn at V10
|V10 in the field||
Corn at V10:
Other signs that K may be limiting - the corn is shorter than expected (soil test K for the rows on the right is 100 ppm (200 lb/A) while the soil test K for rows on the left is 150 ppm (300 lb/A)
|K deficient corn (top) may have ears lower on the stalk||And while unopened ears appear to be the same size...||K deficient ears may be shorter with fewer rows of kernels - the lower height of the ear can be due to K deficient plants have one or more fewer internodes below the ear and/or shorter internode differences.|
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Last updated: 14 August 2001/tlm.
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