Quick reference guide
Variety* Type

(endosperm)

Kernel

colour*

Cob

dimensions*

(cm)

Cob

shape*

Plant height*

(m)

Kernel rowing*  

Disease reaction #

 

Comments
Bm Et Ps Pst
Orla 

sh2

(super sweet)

Uniform yellow 18 x 4.5 – 5 Cylindrical 1.5 – 1.8 16 – 18 IR IR IR IR Suited for year round production. Top quality well filled cobs and good shelf life
SHY6RH1036 

sh2

(super sweet)

Uniform yellow 20 x 4.5 – 5 Cylindrical 1.5 – 1.8 16 – 18   IR HR   Top quality well filled cobs and good shelf life, suited for year round production
Nebula

sh2

(super sweet)

Uniform yellow 22 x 5 – 5.5 Cylindrical 1.2 – 2.2 16 – 18   IR   IR Good quality, colour and size for export

* Characteristics given are affected by production methods such as soil type, nutrition, planting population, planting date and climatic conditions. Please read disclaimer.

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# Disease reaction key:

IR:  Intermediate resistance      HR: High resistance

Abbreviation Common disease name Pathogen name
Bm Southern corn leaf blight Bipolaris maydis
Et Northern leaf blight Exserohilum turcicum
Ps Common rust Puccinia sorghi
Pst Stewart’s wilt Pantoea stewartii

 

Disclaimer: This information is based on our observations and/or information from other sources. As crop performance depends on the interaction between the genetic potential of the seed, its physiological characteristics, and the environment, including management, we give no warranty express or implied, for the performance of crops relative to the information given nor do we accept any liability for any loss, direct or consequential, that may arise from whatsoever cause. Please read the Sakata Seed Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd Conditions of Sale before ordering seed.

Resistance: is the ability of a plant variety to restrict the growth and development of a specified pest or pathogen and/or the damage they cause when compared to susceptible plant varieties under similar environmental conditions and pest or pathogen pressure. Resistant varieties may exhibit some disease symptoms or damage under heavy pest or pathogen pressure. (HR = High resistance, IR = Intermediate resistance).

Experimental: This variety does not appear on the current South African Variety list, but has been submitted for registration. Recent version:Kindly contact Sakata or Area Representative for the most recent version of this Technical Bulletin.