LF 8890SMX

Agronomy Notes

LF 8890SMX has very good seedling vigour and exceptional stay green. Plants are an attractive dark green colour throughout the season. Plants are slow to drydown to extend the optimum harvest window. Plants are tall in stature with medium ear placement. Ears are large and girthy with 16-18 kernel rows. Position at moderate populations; in and south of adapted maturity zone.

  • Proven genetics
  • Extended harvest window
  • Excellent disease package
  • Robust plant type


CHU: 2800 RM: 94
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population30-32
CHU 50% Silk1637
Plant HeightTall Tall Tall 
EmergenceVery Good
Anther ColourPink
Glume ColourPink
Silk ColourPale Green
Ear HeightLow-Medium
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour8/9
Starch Amount8/9
Starch Availability8/9
Plant Disease Rating8/9

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Kernel TextureMedium
Cob ColourPink
Husk CoverAdequate
Shank LengthMedium
Harvest PositionSemi-Upright

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)

Traits and Technology

SmartStax® provides the most advanced hybrid stack of herbicide tolerance and insect protection traits against European Corn Borer, Black Cutworm and Corn Rootworm. The 5% non-Bt refuge corn is blended in every bag. Just fill the planter and go for convenient refuge compliance. Roundup Ready® Corn 2 Technology and LibertyLink® System tolerant. Hybrids with the SmartStax® trait should be the number one choice for corn on corn acres.

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