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DKC39-97RIB SS

89RM 2700 CHU
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This corn hybrid provides a variety of benefits:
  • Excellent early season growth and vigour for early planting.
  • Excellent drydown and solid agronomics.
  • Excellent stalks and roots; girthy cob and very good late season plant health.
  • Medium plant type; great dual purpose hybrid.
  • Performs well across all soil types and yield environments tested.
  • Plant at higher populations to maximize yields.
The RIB designation refers to a RIB Complete® product.
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Value Added Traits
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SmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is one of the most advanced insect and weed control system available. SmartStax® technology provides two proven, highly effective modes of action against below-ground corn rootworm and additional modes of action against above-ground insects including corn earworm. This broad spectrum of insect protection and weed control helps to offer farmers high yield potential. Learn More SmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
Provinces of Sale
  • New Brunswick NB
  • Newfoundland NL
  • Nova Scotia NS
  • Ontario ON
  • Prince Edward Island PE
  • Québec QC
Emergence
Emergence Excellent
Seedling Vigour
Seedling Vigour Excellent
Root Strength
Root Strength Excellent
Stalk Strength
Stalk Strength Excellent
Drought Tolerance
Drought Tolerance Excellent
Drydown
Drydown Excellent
Test Weight
Test Weight Very Good
Management
Value Added TraitsSmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
Crop Heat Units (CHU)2700
Relative Maturity89
Planting
Planting Rate34 - 36
Emergence2Excellent
Growth
Seedling Vigour2Excellent
Root Strength2Excellent
Stalk Strength2Excellent
Drought Tolerance2Excellent
Plant HeightMedium
Harvest
Staygreen3Very Good
Drydown2Excellent
Test Weight3Very Good
Diseases
Northern Corn Leaf Blight4Very Good
Goss's WiltN/A
Gray Leaf SpotN/A
Eye Spot4Very Good
Common Rust3Very Good
Gibberella Ear RotAA - Above Average
Anthracnose Stalk Rot5Good
Herbicide
Herbicide SafetyEither no adverse effects from the hybrid/herbicide combination were noted or only slight damage could be noted under adverse conditions or herbicide application at higher than label rates.
Silage
Silage Yield2Excellent
Milk/Tonne2Excellent
Milk/Acre1Excellent
Rating Scale
  • 1 - 2=Excellent
  • 3 - 4=Very Good
  • 5 - 6=Good
  • 7 - 8=Fair
  • 9=Poor
  • N/A=Not Available
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