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H5504 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

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

Semi-Determinate
Pink
1225
2450
Late

KEY STRENGTHS
Great yields across the Corn Belt to the East Coast! Responds well to intensive
management and irrigation. Good level of tolerance to Goss’s. Heavy test weight!

WEAKNESSES
Gray Leaf Spot is a watchout. Smaller roots. Tall plant requires more available
potassium.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
This hybrid is a winner and needs intensive management to stay that way. Manage
fertility well with a focus on K, Cu, and Mn for stalk and root strength. Use foliar
fungicides and higher populations. Harvest timely.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5504
SmartStax RIB logo

H5504 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type: Semi-Determinate
Cob Color: Pink
GDUs to Mid-pollination: 1225
GDUs to Black Layer: 2450
Pollination for Maturity: Late

KEY STRENGTHS
Great yields across the Corn Belt to the East Coast! Responds well to intensive
management and irrigation. Good level of tolerance to Goss’s. Heavy test weight!

WEAKNESSES
Gray Leaf Spot is a watchout. Smaller roots. Tall plant requires more available
potassium.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
This hybrid is a winner and needs intensive management to stay that way. Manage
fertility well with a focus on K, Cu, and Mn for stalk and root strength. Use foliar
fungicides and higher populations. Harvest timely.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5504