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Stage 2: Vegetative

These are determined by counting the number of true leaves at least 4 cm in length beginning as V-1, V-2, V-3, V-4, etc. If senescence of the lower leaves has occurred count leaf scars (excluding those where the cotyledons were attached) to determine the proper stage.

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True Leaf

Name: True Leaf
Description: True sunflower leaf with ruler
ID Name: sun111308b
Credits: NDSU Ext. Bulletin 25
Size: 81K

V-2 Stage

Name: V-2 Stage
Description: Sunflower plant in V-2 stage
ID Name: SUN111308C
Credits: NDSU Ext. Bulletin 25
Size: 112K

V-4 Stage

Name: V-4 Stage
Description: Sunflower plant in V-4 stage
ID Name: SUN111308D
Credits: NDSU Ext. Bulletin 25
Size: 102K

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