MZ 248X

Agronomy Notes

MZ 248X starts with strong spring vigour. Seedlings are very dark colour with upright leaves.  Plants flower early for maturity.  Ears are high on tall plants.  Kernels are deep with average weight.  Husks are longer and open well.  Position in and north of zone for optimal yield. Plant under moderate populations (30-32K).  Highly responsive to fungicide.

Highlights
  • Allows for a flexible harvest
  • Large ears with soft kernel texture
  • Robust plant stature
  • Blocky ears with extra kernels
CHU: 2400 RM: 81
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population30-32
CHU 50% Silk1515
Plant HeightMedium Medium Medium 
EmergenceExcellent
FloweringMedium
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour8/9
8
Starch Amount8/9
8
Starch Availability8/9
8
Plant Disease Rating7/9
7

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Kernel TextureSoft
Cob ColourRed

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Anthracnose7/9
7
Goss's Wilt8/9
8
NCLB7/9
7

Traits and Technology

Conventional corn growers want high yields. For the most advanced, highest-yielding conventional corn hybrids, choose Maizex X-Series. These hybrids are developed using modern breeding techniques, but are GMO free. Conventional herbicide programs must be used for weed control.

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