Corn Greensnap from Extreme Wind is Influenced By Several Factors

Fig. 1. Side view of a corn stalk, leaf, and leaf sheath showing leaf sheath placket. The leaf sheath placket was used to estimate leaf orientation of the next higher leaf. This was necessary on broken stalks since the leaf attached to the broken node was destroyed by wind.



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Corn Greensnap from Extreme Wind is Influenced By Several Factors