MZ 1482R

Agronomy Notes

Solid agronomics.  Rapid spring vigour transforms into early flowering plants with exceptional stalk strength.  Ears are 16-20 rows around with deep kernels.  Position in zone as a grain hybrid at moderate to higher populations.  Strong dual purpose option.  As a silage option it provides large robust plants with exceptional starch content and availability.  Position as a dual purpose option in and north of its maturity zone.  

Highlights
  • Ultra early flowering
  • Strong stalks and roots
  • Large, wide leaves
  • Rapid spring vigour
  • Impressive ear with increased starch availability
CHU: 2050 RM: 71
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population34-36
CHU 50% Silk1382
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
EmergenceExcellent
FloweringEarly-Medium
Anther ColourPurple
Glume ColourGreen (red strips)
Silk ColourGreen (purpling)
Ear HeightLow-Medium
Leaf AngleSemi-Flat
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour9/9
9
Starch Amount9/9
9
Starch Availability8/9
8
Plant Disease Rating7/9
7

Ear Characteristics

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

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Anthracnose7/9
7
Goss's Wilt5/9
5
NCLB6/9
6

Traits and Technology

Roundup Ready® Corn 2 technology provides producers with the flexibility and convenience of the Roundup® Ready system.

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