5840AM™*brand Hybrid Corn Seed

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Yield Data

Special Characteristics

Yield for Maturity
Stalk Strength
No-Till Adapted
Corn After Corn
Drought Tolerance
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

108 days

Dominant Eastern Yielder

5840AM™*brand

XL® 5840AM™*brand is an exciting refuge in the bag member of the "40" family that is a dominant yielder in the eastern geography of Beck's market area. The robust plant architecture of this hybrid gives it the ability to be an outstanding dual purpose hybrid. Placed in the medium and higher productive fields, XL® 5840AM™*brand will deliver unmatched top end yields with tremendous silage utility.

Area of Best Adaptation

5840AM

Product Highlights

  • Impressive Top End Potential
  • Excellent Stalks and Roots
  • Tremendous Silage Option

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Hybrid Positioning and Adaptability

Irrigated X
High X
Medium X
Low X
Poorly Drained X
Soil Productivity:
Excellent
Good
Not Rec.

General Characteristics

Exp # 1584
Year Released Spring 2016
GDUs to Black Layer 2640
GDUs to Mid Silk 1390
Recom. Soil Type HP-LP
Response to Higher Pop. Med.
Yield for Maturity
9
Test Weight
7
No-Till Adapted
8
Emergence
7
Drought Tolerance
7
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

Plant Traits

Fungicide Response Low
Rec. Nitrogen App. V4-V8
Plant Height Tall
Leaf Color Lt. Green
Stalk Strength
8
Root Strength
8
Corn after Corn
8
Gray Leaf Spot
8
Northern Corn Leaf Blight
7
Goss's Wilt
8
Stay Green
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

Ear Traits

Ear Type Med. Flex
Kernel Rows 14-18
Cob Color Red
Ear Height Med. High
Kernel Depth Deep
Kernel Size Medium
Dry Down Medium
Husk Cover Complete

Optimum® and AcreMax® insect protection system available through the XL® brand. Optimum® and AcreMax® are trademarks of Pioneer. *XL® is a registered trademark of Pioneer. XL® brand seed is distributed by Beck's Superior Hybrids.