A few nice Corn images I found:
Image by Dawn Huczek
For the outside critters. (It is all dried up and hard.)
Ad text: "If you can see what's wrong with this corn, your standards are up to ours."
Below, in smaller font: "Kernel rows too tight. Means ear of corn has overmatured. Kernels tough, gummy. Unacceptable for Del Monte."
Published in Life magazine, Jun 25, 1971 - Vol. 70, No. 24
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Corn on the cob prior to cooking
Image by devillibrarian