116 RM

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W8646RIB Overview

  • Expect stable, top-end yield performance
  • Handles heat and drought stress well
  • Impressive standability and late-season appearance
  • Very good grain quality

Grain Characterization

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


None Applicable

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Outstanding stalk and root strength and impressive agronomics provide harvest flexibility. A taller plant that works well on rolling ground, and is well suited for our southern marketing area.

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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) VT2P
GDUs To Black Layer L, 2890
Days to Pollination 76
GDUs to Pollination E, 1360
Early Vigor 8
Early Canopy -
Plant Height MT
Stalk Strength 8
Root Strength 8
Green Snap Resistance 9
Drought Tolerance 8
Staygreen 8

Ear/Grain Characteristics

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

Pest/Disease Ratings

Goss' Wilt Tolerance 7
Gray Leaf Spot Tolerance 8
NLB, Race O, Tolerance 8
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