PAC 624

maize silage

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  • Silage CRM 115

Harvest Date

Region 1 - Very Late
• Ultra-full season silage hybrid for Northland, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty
• Huge cobs typically 20 kernels around with large kernels
• Very good staygreen with a long grain fill period

Hybrid Traits

Early Growth 3
Drought Tolerance 4
Staygreen 4
Whole Plant Digestibility ID
Total Energy ID
Stalk Strength 5
Root Strength 4
Rust Tolerance 3
Northern Leaf Blight 4
Grain Drydown NA

PAC 624 is a purpose-bred silage hybrid for early plant situations in the warmer northern regions and is firmly positioned as a market leader in this ultra-long maturity group. Large girth cobs packed with soft, starchy grain combined with good digestibility ensures silage of excellent quality is produced.

The hybrid has good standability, however the sheer size of the plants means that it can become overcrowded at high planting rates, increasing cob height and reducing standability and cob tip fill.
For this reason we recommend lower than usual planting rates that will still produce very high yields.

did you know?

Chop length can be adjusted for maize crops that are harvested too wet or too dry.

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