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Burkhard Schulz, Purdue University

Caption: Burkhard Schulz found that a fungicide used to treat brown spots on golf courses inhibits a plant's ability to produce steroids, resulting in smaller, feminized corn plants. Here, Schulz examines sorghum treated with the fungicide while untreated corn in the background rises far above the dwarfed grain plants.

Credit: Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Tom Campbell

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