VP483

98 CRM

Excellent drought tolerance for silage and grain

VP483

98CRM

Excellent drought tolerance combined with good staygreen and leaf disease resistance. VP483 is a dual purpose hybrid, suitable for both silage and grain production throughout the North Island.

Recommended established population (plants/ha)

GRAIN 80-100k

SILAGE 95-110k

Days to maturity (for silage)

Upper North Island

short maturity
132-147 days


Lower North Island

short maturity
144-156 days



AGRONOMY TRAITS

Drought Tolerance Excellent

Stalk Strength Good

Flex Good

Staygreen Very Good

Eary Growth Good

Grain Drydown Very Good

DISEASE TRAITS

Northern Leaf Blight Good

Rust Good

Head Smut Excellent

Fusarium Ear Rot Below Average

Diplodia Ear Rot Average

Gibberella Ear Rot Average

Stalk Rot Data Pending

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Height Tall

Ear Height Average

Flex Good

Husk Cover Medium

Test Weight Average

Grain Appearance Good

Flowering for Maturity Late

Black Layer for Maturity Late

RECOMMENDATIONS

Higher Input Management

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Lower Input Management

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Maize after Maize

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No Till/Limited Tillage

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Delayed Harvest - Grain

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Harvest Window - Silage

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Silage Use

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Less than Optimum Pop

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More than Optimum Pop

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AVAILABLE RESOURCES TO DOWNLOAD

VP483 Profile download-icon 369.92 kB PDF


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