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W2618RIB Overview

  • High-yielding hybrid with amazing root strength and girthy ears and deep kernels.
  • To reach its potential, place this hybrid on highly-managed acres. 
  • Impressive early vigor and early to pollinate for maturity. 

Grain Characterization

Laboratory-identified grain trait(s) for this hybrid family.


None Applicable

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Plant at high populations and apply a fungicide to maximize performance. Best on well-drained, light to dark soils. Consider other options in fields where Goss’ wilt has been experienced.

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Soil Adaptability

Rating Soil Category
Light Soils

LOW CEC (<10); OM <1.5%; low water-holding capacity; non-irrigated sand; marginal productivity; drought prone.

Medium Soils

CEC 11–18; OM 1.5-3.5%; well-drained; silt loam; high productivity.

Heavy Soils

High CEC (>18); OM >3.5%; poorly-drained; high clay content; gumbo; muck.

Poorly-Drained Soils

Soils that have the potential to remain saturated for prolonged periods; side hill seeps; gumbo muck.

Plant Physiology and Health

Trait(s) SS
GDUs To Black Layer 2530, Early
Days to Pollination 72
GDUs to Pollination 1260, Early
Early Vigor 8
Early Canopy
Plant Height M
Stalk Strength 7
Root Strength 9
Green Snap Resistance 7
Drought Tolerance 7
Staygreen 8

Ear/Grain Characteristics

Ear Flex SD
Ear Length 7
Ear Height M
Kernel Rows 20-22
Test Weight 8
Drydown 7

Pest/Disease Ratings

Goss' Wilt Tolerance 6
Gray Leaf Spot Tolerance 6
NLB, Race O, Tolerance 6
Stewarts Leaf Blight Tolerance
Anthracnose Tolerance 7

Placement Considerations

Continuous Corn
Rimsulfuron Tolerance C

Numerical ratings are based on comparisons among Wyffels hybrids of like maturity where 1 = Low, 5 = Avg, and 9 = High expressions of a trait