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DKC48-56RIB SS

98RM 2950 CHU
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This corn hybrid provides a variety of benefits:
  • Strong, stable performing hybrid.
  • Incredible top end yield potential.
  • Great disease package.
  • Clean grain with excellent test weight.
  • Performs best on productive soils.
  • Excellent choice for corn-on-corn or rotated ground.
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 Very Good
Seedling Vigour
Seedling Vigour Excellent
Root Strength
Root Strength Very Good
Stalk Strength
Stalk Strength Excellent
Drought Tolerance
Drought Tolerance Very Good
Drydown
Drydown Very Good
Test Weight
Test Weight Excellent
Management
Value Added TraitsSmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
Crop Heat Units (CHU)2950
Relative Maturity98
Planting
Flowering Timing For MaturityEarly
Target Population36 - 38
Emergence3Very Good
Growth
Seedling Vigour2Excellent
Root Strength3Very Good
Stalk Strength2Excellent
Drought Tolerance3Very Good
Plant HeightMedium-Tall
Staygreen2Excellent
Harvest
Drydown3Very Good
Test Weight2Excellent
Harvest Appearance2Excellent
Diseases
Northern Corn Leaf Blight4Very Good
Goss's WiltN/A
Gray Leaf Spot4Very Good
Eye Spot3Very Good
Common Rust4Very Good
Gibberella Ear RotAA - Above Average
Anthracnose Stalk Rot6Good
Herbicide
Herbicide SafetyGR - Adverse effects from Growth Regulator Herbicides (Engenia®, Marksman®, Roundup Xtend®, Xtendimax®, 2,4-D).

Product Performance

QCON
Total number of comparisons: 522
Gross Income ($/A) Yield (BU/A) Harvest Moisture Test Weight (LB/BU)
Average For DKC48-56RIB 948.89 216.1 23.1 55.3
Average of Others 925.73 211.8 23.7 54.5
Average Advantage 23.15 4.3 -0.5 0.8

1Gross income figure includes yield, selling price, and cost of drying and does not consider other inputs. This is an estimate used only to compare potential gross income; it is not a guarantee or statement of fact.

1Gross income figure includes yield, selling price, and cost of drying and does not consider other inputs. This is an estimate used only to compare potential gross income; it is not a guarantee or statement of fact.

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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