W4968RIB

107 RM

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W4968RIB Overview

  • Highly competitive yield capability over variable soil types, including poorly-drained soils -- plus fast drydown
  • Impressive stress tolerance
  • Exceptional stalks and late season intactness
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Grain Characterization

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

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None Applicable

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Placement/Management

Excellent performance in many environments, even for poorly-drained soils. Work great as early options in Zone 4. Excellent choice where Goss’ wilt is a concern.

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Soil Adaptability

Rating Soil Category
E
Light Soils

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

E
Medium Soils

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

E
Heavy Soils

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

VG
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 2600, Early
Days to Pollination 75
GDUs to Pollination 1325, A
Early Vigor 8
Early Canopy
Plant Height M
Stalk Strength 8
Root Strength 7
Green Snap Resistance
Drought Tolerance 8
Staygreen 7

Ear/Grain Characteristics

Ear Flex SF
Ear Length
Ear Height M
Kernel Rows 16-18
Test Weight 7
Drydown 8

Pest/Disease Ratings

Goss' Wilt Tolerance 8
Gray Leaf Spot Tolerance 6
NLB, Race O, Tolerance 7
Stewarts Leaf Blight Tolerance
Anthracnose Tolerance 7

Placement Considerations

Continuous Corn
Rimsulfuron Tolerance N

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