4971

99 Days


MANAGMENT TIPS

  • Flexible placement and population across soil types
  • Excels with pre-plant or early nitrogen applications
  • Good tolerance to Goss's Wilt

STRENGTHS

This is a near perfect hybrid to handle the toughest soils in Beck's western geographies. This hybrid brings a plant that can withstand wind, tolerate Goss's Wilt, and will flex the ear at lower plant populations.
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Hybrid Positioning and Adaptability

Irrigated X
High X
Medium X
Low X
Poorly Drained X
Soil Productivity:
Excellent
Good
Not Rec.
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General Characteristics

Exp # 2827
GDUs to Black Layer 2400
GDUs to Mid Silk/Silk RM 1290 / 103
Test Weight 6
No-Till Adapted 7
Emergence 6
Drought Tolerance 9

Plant Traits

Fungicide Response Medium
Nitrogen Response Low
Plant Height Med. Short
Leaf Color Med. Green
Stalk Strength 8
Root Strength 9
Corn after Corn 8
Gray Leaf Spot 8
Northern Corn Leaf Blight 6
Goss's Wilt 8
Stay Green 7

Ear Traits

Ear Type Flex-Length
Kernel Rows 14-18
Cob Color Pink
Ear Height Med. Low
Kernel Depth Deep
Kernel Size Medium
Dry Down 8
Husk Cover Complete

Rating: 9 = Best

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