W5440

107 RM

W5440 Overview

  • A versatile, hard-working hybrid with very consistent, impressive yields
  • Compact, tough-standing plant with exceptional resistance to green snap
  • Solid agronomic package allows for late harvest 
W5440 overview chart

Grain Characterization

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

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None Applicable

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Placement/Management

Excellent choice for continuous corn. Strong agronomic package allows for late harvest. Best performance in Zone 3 and north. 

W5440 placement zone map

Soil Adaptability

Rating Soil Category
VG
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.

E
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) CONV
GDUs To Black Layer E, 2615
Days to Pollination 73
GDUs to Pollination E, 1290
Early Vigor 9
Early Canopy -
Plant Height MS
Stalk Strength 8
Root Strength 7
Green Snap Resistance 9
Drought Tolerance 7
Staygreen 9

Ear/Grain Characteristics

Ear Flex SD
Ear Length 9
Ear Height ML
Kernel Rows 14-16
Test Weight 9
Drydown 7

Pest/Disease Ratings

Goss' Wilt Tolerance 8
Gray Leaf Spot Tolerance 8
NLB, Race O, Tolerance 9
Stewarts Leaf Blight Tolerance -
Anthracnose Tolerance 8

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