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MZ 1688DBR

MZ 1688DBR

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Trait: 
VT Double PRO® RIB Complete® Corn
CHU: 
2300
RM: 
76
Product Features: 
  • Top end yield potential
  • Blocky ears with deep kernels
  • Open husks allow fast grain drydown
  • Reliable on variable soils
Agronomy Notes: 

Hybrid starts the season with very good seedling vigour.  Seedlings are darker green with more upright leaf habit vs MZ 1633DBR.  Flowering date will be similar to other hybrids in this maturity.  Plant height is tall with modest ear height.  Shanks are longer holding a girthy ear.  Grain sets a bit later for maturity with acclerated drydown.  Maturity leading Goss's Wilt and NCLB tolerance.  Position in and south of maturity zone at moderate populations (32-36K).  

Product Characteristics
(1 = Very Poor 9 = Excellent)
Emergence: 
Very Good
Early Vigour: 
9
Final Population: 
32-36
Flowering: 
Medium
GDD (50% Pollen): 
1056
Plant Height: 
Tall
Ear Height: 
Low-Medium
Leaf Angle: 
Upright
Plant Health: 
9
Stalk Strength: 
9
Drydown: 
8
Ear Characteristics
Ear Type: 
Determinate
Kernel Rows: 
16-18
Test Weight: 
8
Shank Length: 
Long-Medium
Disease Ratings
Disease ratings are based on the severity of infection (9 = Excellent 1= Poor)
Anthracnose: 
7
Goss's Wilt: 
8
NCLB: 
8

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