MZ 1340DBR

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Highlights

  • Ultra early flowering
  • Excellent grain quality and test weight
  • Open husk aids grain drydown
  • Adequate husk cover

Agronomy Notes

Ultra early flowering hybrid with exceptional grain quality and test weight.  Industry leading early season vigour adapted for short seasons.   Plants are shorter in stature with a long narrow ear.  Husk cover is adequate.  Ears are held on a long shank which hangs at harvest.  Open husks at maturity aid rapid grain drydown.  Above average test weight.  Responds to increased population.  Adapted in and north of its maturity zone.  

CHU: 2150 RM: 73
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population33-36
CHU 50% Silk1250
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
EmergenceExcellent
FloweringEarly
Anther ColourPurple
Glume ColourGreen (red strips)
Silk ColourPurpling
Ear HeightMedium
Leaf AngleSemi-Upright
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour9/9
9
Stalk Strength7/9
7
Plant Health8/9
8
Drydown8/9
8

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Cob ColourRed
Husk CoverAdequate
Shank LengthLong
Harvest PositionHanging
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Test Weight9/9
9

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Anthracnose7/9
7
NCLB6/9
6

Traits and Technology

Corn hybrids with the VT Double PRO® trait feature dual modes of action for above ground insects, such as Corn Earworm and European Corn Borer. 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 System tolerant. Hybrids with the VT Double PRO® trait should be the number one choice for rotated acres.

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