MZ 1624DBR

Agronomy Notes

MZ 1624DBR has excellent seedling vigour. Plants are tall with medium ear placement. Plants flower slightly earlier vs MZ 1633DBR. Ears are 14-16 kernel rows with excellent grain quality. Long shanks show and impressive ear with husks that flare open at maturity. Husk cover is adequate. Stalks and roots remain strong through harvest. Position as a later option to MZ 1633DBR with stronger late season stalks and intactness.

Highlights
  • Strong agronomic package
  • Rapid grain drydown
  • Impressive plant health and intactness
CHU: 2300 RM: 76
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population34-38
CHU 50% Silk1345
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
EmergenceVery Good
FloweringMedium
Anther ColourYellow
Glume ColourGreen (red strips)
Silk ColourPale Green
Leaf AngleUpright
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour9/9
9
Stalk Strength9/9
9
Root Strength9/9
9
Stay Green8/9
8
Plant Health8/9
8
Harvest Appearance9/9
9
Drydown8/9
8

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Cob ColourRed
Husk CoverAdequate
Shank LengthLong
Harvest PositionHanging
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Test Weight8/9
8

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Anthracnose7/9
7
Goss's Wilt7/9
7
NCLB8/9
8
Eyespot7/9
7

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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