MZ 248X

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Highlights

  • Reliable performance
  • Impressive stalk strength
  • Blocky ears wih deep kernels
  • Attractive harvest appearance

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.

CHU: 2550 RM: 84
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population30-32
CHU 50% Silk1515
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
EmergenceExcellent
FloweringMedium
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour8/9
8
Stalk Strength9/9
9
Plant Health8/9
8
Drydown8/9
8

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Test Weight7/9
7

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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