Terror Stalks Through the Cornfield (Southern Rust) | Phytopoetry

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Southern rust of corn The terror stalks through southern fields, It siphons hope and steals yields. The pustules eruptules and polysora soars, It takes to flight on windy nights And floats to Midwest shores. Urediniospores fall from the sky, And hybrid leaves begin to die. Famished kernels yearn for fill, When southern rust closes to kill. The combine cries, the chaff spreader chafes, The auger slows, the bins don’t break. When pustules eruptules and polysora soars, It takes the strength of mighty men and shakes me to the core. Join Sebastian Eugene Bartholomew, #Phytopoetry Expert, as he musesonmold, ponders plants, and bellows bug ballads. S.E. Bartholomew specializes in intellectual modesty and tact, using his vast store of knowledge to easily solve complex pest and plant issues. For real, nobodyknows it all. But we can help each other out with everyday problems. That’s where University Extension comes in. Extension translates science and addresses pest management issues in fields, homes, gardens, and elsewhere. Unlike S.E. Bartholomew, Extension is here to help. Extension resources: 1. An Overview of Southern Rust from the Crop Protection Network: https://cropprotectionnetwork.org/pub... 2. Southern Rust of Corn Map from ipmPIPE: https://corn.ipmpipe.org/southerncorn... 3. Common and Southern Rusts from Purdue Extension: https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extm... Make sure to hit that SUBSCRIBE button and help us grow our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6YG... Check out more IPM Shorts: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Check out these pest videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Check out these horticulture videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Make sure to follow Dr. S.E. Bartholomew on Twitter and Instagram for more Phytopoetry! Videography by Brandon Kleinke with assistance from Joey Cornelis and Keaton Hewitt. Sponsored, at least in part, by the United States Department of Agriculture –National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). The following book was featured in this video: Horsfall, James G. (1945). Fungicides and their Action. Chronica Botanica Company. #phytopoetry, #fungus, #plants, #science, #horror, #suspense, #thriller, #scary, #scaryscience, #ipm, #aps, #mystery, #lovestatus