MZ 4608SMX

Agronomy Notes

MZ 4608DBR starts the season with solid early season vigour. Plants are moderate in height and ear placement. Flowering occurs slightly later for its
maturity. Ears are large with 18 to 20 rows. Husk cover is complete and open at
harvest, showing ears well. NCLB tolerance is very good. Plants have average
stay-green and a clean phenotype into the fall. Plant intactness may break down
as fall progresses. Position in and south of maturity zone. Predicted favourable
response to fungicide at VT.

Highlights
  • Moderate plant stature
  • Large ears with open husks
  • Average plant intactness
  • Excellent stalk and root strength
  • Husk cover adequate to long
  • Very good NCLB tolerance
CHU: 3050 RM: 102
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Product Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Final Population32-34
CHU 50% Silk1680
Plant Height
Size 1Size 2Size 3Size 4Size 5

short

short-medium

medium

medium-tall

tall
Very Poor (1)
Excellent (9)
Early Vigour9/9
9
Starch Amount9/9
9
Starch Availability8/9
8
Plant Disease Rating8/9
8

Ear Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Kernel TextureHard

Traits and Technology

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