MZ 4280DBR

Agronomy Notes

Industry leader from start to finish. Strong seedling vigour. Solid agronomics
combined with exceptional plant health. Shorter plant stature and exceptional late
season intactness aid harvest. Consistent ear size in variable environments. Ears are
large with 18-20 rows. Position in and north of its maturity zone under moderate
plant populations (32-34k). Responds favourably to intensive management. Responds
to inputs across environments.

Highlights
  • Exceptional late season intactness
  • Consistent ear size
  • Solid agronomics
  • Reduced stature aids harvest
CHU: 2975 RM: 102
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population32-34
CHU 50% Silk1642
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
EmergenceVery Good
FloweringMedium
Anther ColourPurple
Glume ColourGreen
Silk ColourPurple
Leaf AngleSemi-Upright
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour8/9
8
Stalk Strength8/9
8
Root Strength8/9
8
Stay Green9/9
9
Plant Health8/9
8
Harvest Appearance9/9
9
Drydown9/9
9

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Cob ColourPink
Husk CoverAdequate
Shank LengthMedium
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)
Anthracnose5/9
5
Goss's Wilt5/9
5
NCLB8/9
8

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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