Corn  - New Leipzig Hybrid

Hybrid Corn New Leipzig
Silage
Brand Hybrid Relative matur. Harvest moist. Yield* Test weight Grain Yield**
days % Tons/ac lbs/bu bu/ac
Kaystar 288 82 54 4.37 53.6 89.8
Pioneer 3878 89 40 6.99 55.9 88.4
Proseed 185 85 41 5.78 52.6 87.1
Dekalb 385B 88 64 5.51 57.0 83.3
Pioneer 36K27*** 102 52 7.81 53.4 78.8
Pioneer 3893 89 33 7.39 54.8 78.1
Proseed 180 80 64 2.93 56.9 77.9
Pioneer 3941 82 24 5.09 57.0 77.3
Kaystar 285 81 44 4.61 54.6 76.9
Pioneer 3970 77 24 4.92 56.8 65.9
Proseed S107 70 4.41
Trial Mean 5.44 54.7 78.3
C.V. % 17.04 2.3 10.7
LSD .05 1.34 1.8 12.1
LSD .01 1.80 2.4 16.3
 

Planting date: May 12, 1997

Seeding rate: 21,000 seeds/acre, thinned to 18,000 plants/acre.

Row spacing: 28"

Previous crop: Summer fallow

*Silage yields are adjusted to 0% moisture.

**Grain yields are adjusted to 13.5% moisture.

***Bt (European Corn Borer Resistant) hybrid.

Harvest date: Silage - September 25, 1997

Grain - September 26, 1997

This trial was heavily infested with late season European Corn Borers.

 

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