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  • This agronomic image shows corn affected by corn ear tip back.

    Keep Your Corn Ears From Tipping Back

    Missing kernels at the end of corn ears are often referred to as “tip back.” Tip back can often be associated with poor pollination, but it can also be a symptom of many different things occurring at different points in time. Though it is hard to determine exactly what causes tip back, agronomists usually associate it with stress. According to the University of Illinois, drought, loss of leaf area or lack of nitrogen can result in…



This agronomic image shows pepper crops.
This agronomic images shoes phytophthora on tree roots.
This agronomic image shows fall weed management in California orchards.
This agronomic image shows the squash variety called Grandprize.
This agronomic image shows a walnut field with a reduced amount of weeds from using Broadworks herbicide.