MZ 4525SMX

Agronomy Notes

Impressive plant health and starch quantity.  Plants have wide leaves and are taller in stature.  Leading plant health and stay green widen the silage harvest window.  Ears are blocky with very good starch quantity.  Position in and north of maturity zone under moderate populations.  Maintains ear size under less favourable environments.  Ideal for continuous corn acres.  

Highlights
  • Increased starch value
  • Superior leaf disease tolerance
  • Extended harvest window
CHU: 3000 RM: 103
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population32-34
Plant HeightMedium Medium Medium 
EmergenceVery Good
FloweringMedium
Anther ColourPink
Glume ColourGreen
Silk ColourPale Green
Ear HeightMedium
Leaf AngleSemi-Upright
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
NDF8/9
8
NDFd8/9
8
Early Vigour8/9
8
Starch Amount9/9
9
Starch Availability7/9
7
Plant Disease Rating9/9
9

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Ear TypeSemi-Determinate
Kernel TextureMedium
Cob ColourRed
Husk CoverAdequate
Shank LengthMedium
Harvest PositionUpright

Disease Ratings

Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection.

Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Anthracnose3/9
3
Goss's Wilt3/9
3
Common Rust4/9
4
NCLB4/9
4

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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