Problems & Solutions
The following is a compilation of problems and solutions ranging from the lack of grain sizing on wheat or barley to fruit trees experiencing summer drop.
Problems with inadequate pod sizing on soybeans and ear sizing on corn, number of seeds per pod on soybeans and kernels per ear on corn, sizing of seeds on soybeans and kernels on corn.
When the soil dries out, the plant begins to wilt for the lack of water in plant tissue.
Problems with Micronutrients on Glyphosate Resistant Crops
Many corn varieties and soybean varieties which are glyphosate resistant will often show micronutrient problems following the application of glyphosate.
Controlling Growth and Appearance on Golf Courses
During the summer, when there may not be the appropriate amount of rain or the normal temperatures being too high, it is very difficult to control the growth and the color of fairway grass.
Summer Fruit Drop
During the summer period many fruit trees experience summer fruit drop.
Alternate Year Bearing
Perennial trees, vines, and bushes will have a large crop of fruit during one year and the next year the crop of fruit is smaller.
Under certain growth conditions, sucking insects will attack a plant. Normally, they attack the new developing tissue on the top of the plant.
The Lack of Grain Sizing on Wheat or Barley
Grain sizing on either wheat or barley is determined by how early the plant dies.
Weak Flower Pollination
Poor pollination is a common problem on many perennial trees, vines, and bushes.
Lack of Flowers
Many of our tree crops lack bud formation for flowers.