Silage Proven

Product Information

LG5505 has a long ear style and furnishes top-end yields of excellent test weight grain. Outstanding health package from medium-tall plants that are Silage Proven. Approved as HEC or food grade corn in some markets.
  • LG5505 has a long ear style, furnishes top-end yields and excellent test weight grain.
  • Medium-tall plants have an attractive fall appearance.
  • Outstanding disease protection; the SmartStax® trait version and the Conventional version convey very good tolerance to ASR.
  • Handles tough, variable and good corn soils. Fungicide is recommended only after a field scouting program.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 7 Stalk Strength 9 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 8 Drydown 8 Staygreen 9 Drought Tolerance 7 Test Weight 9 Harvest Appearance 9 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1282 GDD - Silk 1266 GDD - Black Layer 2510 Plant Height MT Ear Height MH Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Broadly adapted across the Corn Belt from east to west. Has good performance south of its adapted maturity. Handles tough, variable and good corn soils. Best performance is at higher populations and with high management. Healthy plants, recommend fungicides only after a field scouting program.

Management Practices

Low Populations 7 Medium Populations 8 High Populations 9 Marginal Soil 9 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 9 Adapt To No Till 9 Planting Rate 30-38,000

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

None noted