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Tar spot

  • Cause: Phyllachora maydis
  • Environment: Favors humid, cool conditions and prolonged leaf wetness
  • Timing: Appears late summer and can overwinter in corn residue
  • Appearance: Lesions first appear on lower leaves. Scout for small, raised, black circular spots present on corn leaves, stalks and husks that do not rub off
  • Risk: Damage to leaf tissues, plant stalks, and corn ear husks, as well as lodging

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