SHY6RH1036 F1 HYBRID SWEETCORN

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • EXCELLENT DISEASE PACKAGE
  • STRONG PLANT (NO LODGING)
  • MULTI COBBING GOOD (± 1.3 COBS)
  • GOOD TIP FILL
  • HIGH PACK OUT PERCENTAGE
  • GOOD COLOUR AT MATURE STAGE

SHY6RH1036 is an ideal fresh market F1 hybrid sweetcorn in the sh-2 class and is known for its superb quality, bright yellow kernels with straight rows, and perfect tip fill, even under mid-summer temperatures. High pack-out percentage. Rows of kernels on cobs are uniform straight. Very good eating quality. The plant is sturdy and will not fall over under windy conditions (60 000 – 65 000 plants per ha). SHY6RH1036 has high resistance against Common rust (Ps) and intermediate resistance against Northern leaf blight (Et).

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • None

CHARACTERISTIC*: SHY6RH1036
KIND:
F1 hybrid sweetcorn (Zea mays L. var. saccharata Bailey)
TYPE (ENDOSPERM): sh-2 sweetcorn
MATURITY: 70 – 75 days from sowing, depending on climatic conditions
EAR SIZE: Medium
COB SHAPE: Very good, cylindrical
EARS PER PLANT: ± 1.3
COB DIMENSIONS: 20 x 4.5 – 5 cm
KERNEL COLOUR: Bright, glossy, uniform yellow
KERNEL ROWING: Excellent, 16 – 18 rows per cob
KERNEL APPEARANCE: Refined and rounded
TIP FILL: Completely filled, slight taper
HUSK COLOUR: Dark green
HUSK PROTECTION: All ears covered, tight
SNAP: Easy
SHANK: Medium
FLAG LEAF: Average length and number
PLANT HEIGHT: 1.5 – 1.8 m
PLANT TILLERS: 0.5
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Puccinia sorghi (Ps)
Intermediate resistance: Exserohilum turcicum (Et)
PLANT POPULATION: 60 000 – 65 000 final stand per ha
USE: Fresh market, pre-packing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Top quality well filled cobs and good shelf life, suited for year round production