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DKC54-45RIB SS

104RM 3175 CHU
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This corn hybrid provides a variety of benefits:
  • Excellent seedling vigour.
  • Very good staygreen through harvest.
  • Excellent yield potential.
  • Consistent, strong yield potential across all yield environments tested.
  • Plant at medium to medium-high populations for best results.
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 Very Good
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)3175
Relative Maturity104
Planting
Flowering Timing For MaturityLate
Target Population34 - 36
Emergence3Very Good
Growth
Seedling Vigour2Excellent
Root Strength3Very Good
Stalk Strength4Very Good
Drought Tolerance4Very Good
Plant HeightMedium-Tall
Staygreen3Very Good
Harvest
Drydown3Very Good
Test Weight4Very Good
Harvest Appearance4Very Good
Diseases
Northern Corn Leaf Blight3Very Good
Goss's WiltN/A
Gray Leaf Spot5Good
Eye Spot2Excellent
Common Rust3Very Good
Gibberella Ear RotA - Average
Anthracnose Stalk Rot2Excellent
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

ONQC
Total number of comparisons: 54
Gross Income ($/A) Yield (BU/A) Harvest Moisture Test Weight (LB/BU)
Average For DKC54-45RIB 961.60 216.3 22.0 55.4
Average of Others 955.92 215.0 22.0 55.8
Average Advantage 5.66 1.3 0.0 -0.5

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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