Silage Proven

Product Information

LG5650 produces high yields of grain that is of food grade quality. Semi-flex ears have good husk cover and are produced on medium-statured plants. Highly rated against Southern Rust.
  • Excellent yield potential of food quality grain with very high test weights.
  • Very good early plant vigor, stalks and roots. Has excellent staygreen, greensnap tolerance and a nice fall appearance.
  • Solid disease package with Diplodia Ear Rot tolerance; the VT Double Pro® and Conventional versions convey very good tolerance to ASR.
  • Responds to high yield management practices and performs well on tough, variable and ideal soils.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 7 Drydown 8 Staygreen 9 Drought Tolerance 7 Test Weight 9 Harvest Appearance 9 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1397 GDD - Silk 1378 GDD - Black Layer 2881 Plant Height M Ear Height MH Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Responds to high yield management practices and is well adapted to medium-high to higher populations. Widely adapted throughout its adapted maturity on all soil types — tough, variable and excellent corn soils. Excellent performance south of its adapted maturity. Fungicides are recommended when planted in continuous corn.

Management Practices

Low Populations 7 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 9 Marginal Soil 9 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 8 Adapt To No Till 9 Planting Rate 22-38,000

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

None noted