SS-45S08 SmartStax® RIB Corn

SmartStax RIB Corn Seed

108 RM – A widely adaptable hybrid that produces top performance from the Atlantic Ocean out to California

Seed Description

108 RM SmartStax® RIB Corn

Special and/or Unique Characteristics:

Can be planted farther North than other 108 day hybrids

SS-45S08 SSRIB Corn Seed

Description:

  • A widely adaptable hybrid that produces top performance from the Atlantic Ocean out to California
  • Very good Goss’s wilt tolerance
  • Excellent leaf blight protection
  • Very good staygreen and late season plant intactness
  • Positive response to high management
  • Semi-fixed ear style means plant populations must be kept medium to high
  • Can be planted late and still make great yields
  • Can be planted north as far as farmers usually plant 105 day hybrid
  • Husks remain tight until moisture drops to 25%

 

Grower Tips:

  • Can be planted north
  • Great leaf protection
  • Keep plant populations high

 

Area of Adaptability:

Anywhere in the corn belt from 105 to 110 day zones

Herbicide Sensitivity

  • Growth Regulators: Low
  • Sulfonylureas: Low
  • Pigment Inhibitors: Low

 

SS-45S08 SSRIB Corn Seed

Agronomics

Relative Maturity 108 Days
Technology SSRIB
Population Range 32-42,000 Thousands
Early Vigor 8.5
Staygreen 9
Heat Units to Black Layer 2540
Stalk Strength 8.5
Root Strength 8.5
Drought Tolerance 8.5
Kernel Rows per Ear 16-18
Combine Ease 8
Ability to Ear Pick 8.5
Test Weight 8.5
Ear Style Fixed
Plant Height Medium-tall
Preferred Soil Types Highly managed
Leaf Canopy Erect
Continuous Corn Without Fungicide Very Good
Continuous Corn With Fungicide Excellent
Tolerates Cold Soils 8.5
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