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Crazy Top of Corn in North Dakota. V. L. Jons, Plant Pathologist, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo 58105. Plant Dis. 64:103-104. Accepted for publication 9 March 1979. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1980. DOI: 10.1094/PD-64-103.

In August 1978, several plants in corn-breeding plots at North Dakota State University, Fargo, showed symptoms identical to those of crazy top of corn caused by Sclerophthora macrospora. The disease, not considered serious, was not detected in any commercial cornfield in the state.