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Q.What is this creature that I found in the husk of my corn plant?

Zone Southern Mississippi | linzyz added on August 25, 2014 | Answered

I was excited when corn husks finally grew on my corn plants but then one started looking a bit odd, so I took a look at it and found this creature inside. Can you tell me what it is please?

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Answered on August 26, 2014

Most likely it's an earworm. Learn more here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/corn-earworm-control.htm
You can also get an identification from the county extension service. This link will help you locate the nearest one: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/what-is-extension-service.htm

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