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H5214 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type
Cob Color
GDUs to Mid-pollination
GDUs to Black Layer
Pollination for Maturity

Semi-Flex
Red
1215
2440
Medium

KEY STRENGTHS
High yielding hybrid with very good tolerance to Goss’s Wilt! You’ll want to plant this
hybrid early and feed it to push yields! Flexes well for length. Taller hybrid with very
good roots and stalks.

WEAKINESSES
Average rating for gray leaf spot.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
Works best in the variable to good ground. Responds very well to added fertility. This
is not our lead selection for the tough ground. Did show some sensitivity to high
rates of ALS herbicides, especially pre-emerge. Don’t skip the pre, though, as early
weed control is key with this hybrid. Responds well to foliar fungicide applications,
especially in gray leaf spot country where fungicides are routinely used. Very close
relative to H5212, but adds below ground insect protection plus significantly improved
anthracnose stalk rot tolerance.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5214
SmartStax RIB logo

H5214 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type: Semi-Flex
Cob Color: Red
GDUs to Mid-pollination: 1215
GDUs to Black Layer: 2440
Pollination for Maturity: Medium

KEY STRENGTHS
High yielding hybrid with very good tolerance to Goss’s Wilt! You’ll want to plant this
hybrid early and feed it to push yields! Flexes well for length. Taller hybrid with very
good roots and stalks.

WEAKINESSES
Average rating for gray leaf spot.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
Works best in the variable to good ground. Responds very well to added fertility. This
is not our lead selection for the tough ground. Did show some sensitivity to high
rates of ALS herbicides, especially pre-emerge. Don’t skip the pre, though, as early
weed control is key with this hybrid. Responds well to foliar fungicide applications,
especially in gray leaf spot country where fungicides are routinely used. Very close
relative to H5212, but adds below ground insect protection plus significantly improved
anthracnose stalk rot tolerance.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5214