Botany and Planting
Sweet corn—Zea mays var. rugosa, Poaceae (Gramineae).
Table 1. Planting information for sweet corn.
Table 2. Description of major sweet corn cultivars currently available.
Table 3. Supersweet (shrunken-2) sweet corn cultivars arranged by kernel color.
The following tables list registered pesticides that should be integrated with other pest management methods. Additional information on integrated management methods can be requested from UF/IFAS Extension horticulture or agriculture agents. A list of local UF/IFAS Extension offices is available at https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/find-your-local-office/.
Table 4. Herbicides approved for managing weeds in sweet corn. Contact: Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center.
Table 5. Insecticides labeled for management of arthropod pests of sweet corn. Contact: Julien Beuzelin, UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center.
Table 6. Sweet corn fungicides ordered by disease and then FRAC group according to their mode of action. Contact: Nicholas S. Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department.
Table 7. Nonfumigant nematicides for sweet corn in Florida. Contact: Johan Desaeger, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center.
Table 8. Fumigant nematicides for sweet corn in Florida. Contact: Johan Desaeger, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center.