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Agronomic Services — Corn Tissue Sampling, slide 1 of 7

At seedling and early growth stages when corn is less than 12 inches tall

collect entire plant for early-growth corn <12 inches tall.Collect the entire above-ground plant (about 1 inch
above the soil line) from 20 to 30 plants from random locations in the field for a representative sample.

Write these codes on the Plant Sample Information form:

Growth Stage:  S ( seedlings <4 inches)
                            E (early growth, 4 to 12 inches)

Plant Part:          W ( whole plant)

Plant Position:   U (upper plant)

Illustration modified from Univ. Illinois Coop. Extension
button to select first slide in series.button to select previous slide in series.button to select next slide in series.button to select last slide in series.button to select corn pictorial index.button to return to crop tissue sampling pictorial menu.

Last Update August 22, 2011



NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837