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New corn varieties for 2013

A few issues ago, Grainews featured new corn varieties for 2013. Here are some more to consider.

You can find more information about these Croplan varieties at www.croplangenetics.com.

  •  2123VT2P / 2123RR 2500 CHU — Attractive later-flowering hybrids with fast drydown, good seedling vigour, and strong roots and stalks. Exceptional resistance to northern corn leaf blight, eyespot, common rust, anthracnose and fusarium stalk rot.
  •  2845SS 2725 CHU / 2845VT2P 2700 CHU — Early-flowering hybrids with high yield potential. Excellent stand establishment, disease resistance and fast drydown. Perform best in medium to medium-high plant populations on rotated or corn-on-corn acres.
  •  3499VT3P / 3499VT2P 2850 CHU — Shorter plants with lower ear placement deliver consistently high yields with excellent drought, greensnap and Goss’s wilt tolerance. Adapted for a variety of east to west geographies.
  •  3533VT2P 2875 CHU — Excellent, high-yield potential choice for light, sandy or doughty soils. The female provides greater genetic diversity and increases the root size, ear length and stress tolerance of the male.
  •  3733VT2P 2900 CHU — A good option for wet, sticky poorly drained soil. The female provides greater genetic diversity and increases the root size, ear length and stress tolerance of the male.
  •  3899VT2P 2875 CHU / 4099SS 2950 CHU — These tall, racehorse hybrids offer excellent seedling vigour, comprehensive disease packages, and above-average stalk strength and test weight. High Goss’s wilt and heat tolerance.
  •  4975VT3P / 4975VT2P 3075 CHU — Goss’s wilt and greensnap tolerance, strong roots and stalks, and above-average staygreen and late-season intactness. Performs well in corn-on-corn rotations with the flexibility to plant north and south of maturity zone. †

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