Silage Proven

Product Information

With reliable performance, LG51C48 produces medium-tall plants with girthy ears and an open husk. Dark green uniform plants with consistent ears down the row. This product is Silage Proven and can be used as a dual purpose product - grain or silage.
  • Very strong stalks, roots and good greensnap tolerance.
  • Appealing staygreen and late season intactness. The VT Double Pro® trait version conveys very good tolerance to ASR.
  • Overall strong health package with good ratings for Tar Spot and NCLB.
  • Broadly adapted with excellent stress tolerance and strong performance across the entire Corn Belt east to west.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 9 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 7 Drydown 8 Staygreen 9 Drought Tolerance 8 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 9 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1274 GDD - Silk 1280 GDD - Black Layer 2534 Plant Height MT Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Monitor for fungicide use under high foliar disease pressure. Adapted to variable and productive soils. Good ear flex can tolerate a range of populations and in high yield environments it can benefit from in-season nitrogen applications. Performs well in higher pH soils.

Management Practices

Low Populations 8 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 9 Marginal Soil 8 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 7 Adapt To No Till 9 Planting Rate 29-36,000

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

None noted