CONVENTIONAL

H5520 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

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

Semi-Flex
Red
1290
2450
Medium

KEY STRENGTHS
Extremely high yielding conventional hybrid! National placement with above average disease tolerance package. Big, girthy ears are eye-catching! Great silage potential as well.

WEAKNESSES
Average tolerance to common rust.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
National placement line that fits on all soil types. Loves irrigation and works in dryland situations as well. Utilize a full labeled rate of a Group 15 pre-emerge grass herbicide. Push fertility levels as this hybrid responds well to added nutrition and flexes especially for girth. Foliar fungicide use is advised in areas where common rust and other diseases are normally present. Planting time insecticide is recommended in areas of the country with moderate levels of rootworm or other soil insect pressure.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5520

CONVENTIONAL

H5520 OVERVIEW

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type: Semi-Flex
Cob Color: Red
GDUs to Mid-pollination: 1290
GDUs to Black Layer: 2450
Pollination for Maturity: Medium

KEY STRENGTHS
Extremely high yielding conventional hybrid! National placement with above average disease tolerance package. Big, girthy ears are eye-catching! Great silage potential as well.

WEAKNESSES
Average tolerance to common rust.

MANAGEMENT TIPS
National placement line that fits on all soil types. Loves irrigation and works in dryland situations as well. Utilize a full labeled rate of a Group 15 pre-emerge grass herbicide. Push fertility levels as this hybrid responds well to added nutrition and flexes especially for girth. Foliar fungicide use is advised in areas where common rust and other diseases are normally present. Planting time insecticide is recommended in areas of the country with moderate levels of rootworm or other soil insect pressure.

Disease tolerance and agronomic ratings for H5520