Silage Proven

Product Information

A stress product that has high yield potential, LG5501 has average Goss’s Wilt tolerance, and good performance south of its primary adapted zone. Very uniform, medium height and a good commercial look.
  • Excellent performance in western dryland environments with good ear flex.
  • Girthy consistent ears with fast drydown at harvest and produces very good test weight grain.
  • Very good heat and drought tolerance with solid agronomics and disease protection; average Goss's Wilt scores.
  • Fungicides are recommended in high disease environments and when planted in continuous corn.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 8 Drydown 9 Staygreen 6 Drought Tolerance 9 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 6 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1280 GDD - Silk 1254 GDD - Black Layer 2508 Plant Height M Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Strong performance across the Corn Belt with high management with good southern movement. Has the ear flex to used in the High Plains dryland environments. Fungicide is recommended in high disease environments.

Management Practices

Low Populations 7 Medium Populations 8 High Populations 8 Marginal Soil 8 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 7 Adapt To No Till 8 Planting Rate 26-36,000

Disease Ratings

Northern Leaf Blight 7 Southern Leaf Blight N/A Gray Leaf Spot 6 Goss' Bacterial Wilt 5 Anthracnose 7 Eyespot 8 Common Rust 8 Southern Rust N/A Fungicide Response High

Herbicide Interaction

None noted