MZ 4049SMX

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Highlights

  • Hybrid with top-end yield
  • Solid stress tolerance
  • Open husk for rapid drydown
  • Solid stalks allow delayed harvest
  • Predicted favourable response to fungicides and higher population
  • Excellent in corn on corn management
  • Ideal for delayed harvest

Agronomy Notes

MZ 4049SMX has solid seedling vigour. Plants grow to short to moderate height with an ear placed nicely. Plants flower 1 day earlier vs MZ 4368SMX. Ears are large with 18-20 rows. Kernels are deep with excellent grain quality. Husks zip open and hang showing grain during drydown. Husk cover is adequate to short and ears are held on a longer shank. Plant health is average. Very good tolerance to ear rots. Plant intactness at harvest is average with some plant tops missing. Stalk strength is very good. Position north and south of zone. Predicted favourable response to population and fungicide. Ideal for delayed harvest. Optimum performance at 32-35ppa population.

CHU: 2975 RM: 100
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population32-35
CHU 50% Silk1685
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
FloweringMedium
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour9/9
9
Stalk Strength9/9
9
Plant Health8/9
8
Drydown9/9
9

Ear Characteristics

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)
Anthracnose8/9
8
NCLB7/9
7

Traits and Technology

SmartStax® provides the most advanced hybrid stack of herbicide tolerance and insect protection traits against European Corn Borer, Black Cutworm and Corn Rootworm. 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 and LibertyLink® System tolerant. Hybrids with the SmartStax® trait should be the number one choice for corn on corn acres.

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