New corn disease confirmed in U.S.

New corn disease confirmed in U.S.

Bacterial leaf streak disease has been identified in nine states across western Corn Belt.

A new disease, bacterial leaf streak, has made its way into corn crops throughout the heartland. It’s so new to the U.S. that it is unclear whether it will pose a threat to this year’s yields, according to Kansas State University plant pathologist Doug Jardine.

Corn leaves infected with leaf st

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