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Diagnosing Chilling and Flooding Injury to Corn Prior to Emergence

Early planting offers potential advantages, but it carries significant risks related to cold injury and pests. This article discusses the effects of stresses at planting, particularly cold soils and water on germination and emergence of corn.

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Flooding Impact on Crops

When planted cropland is flooded by excessive spring rains, some degree of damage to the crop is usually inevitable. The extent of damage depends on the specific crop, its growth stage, the duration of flooding and temperatures during flooding. This article describes the impact of flooding on crops, with emphasis on corn and soybeans.

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