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DKC51-98RIB SS

101RM 3050 CHU
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This corn hybrid provides a variety of benefits:
  • Very good seedling vigour
  • Excellent stalk strength and very good root strength
  • Excellent staygreen
  • Very good drydown, test weight and harvest appearance
  • Plant to target 34-36,000 plants per acre on highly productive 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 Very Good
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 Very Good
Management
Value Added TraitsSmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
Crop Heat Units (CHU)3050
Maturity101
Planting
Flowering Timing For MaturityEarly
Target Population34 - 36
Emergence4Very Good
Growth
Seedling Vigour3Very Good
Root Strength3Very Good
Stalk Strength2Excellent
Drought Tolerance3Very Good
Plant HeightMedium-Tall
Staygreen2Excellent
Harvest
Drydown3Very Good
Test Weight3Very Good
Harvest Appearance3Very Good
Diseases
Northern Corn Leaf Blight5Good
Goss's WiltN/A
Gray Leaf Spot6Good
Eye Spot2Excellent
Common Rust3Very Good
Gibberella Ear RotAA - Above Average
Anthracnose Stalk Rot4Very Good
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

Product Performance

QCON
Total number of comparisons: 79
Gross Income ($/A) Yield (BU/A) Harvest Moisture Test Weight (LB/BU)
Average For DKC51-98RIB 1249.44 218.0 22.1 55.1
Average of Others 1226.66 216.1 23.6 55.7
Average Advantage 22.79 1.9 -1.5 -0.6

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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