285R4™* Soybean Seeds

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Yield Data

Special Characteristics

Yield Potential
Standability
No-Till Adapted
Phyto. Tolerance
Seedling Emergence
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9

2.8

Top shelf agronomics

285R4™*

XL® 285R4™*brand is a late group II agronomic stud. XL® 285R4™*brand possesses Peking Cyst protection plus the K-Gene for Phytophthora. XL® 285R4™*brand also has excellent tolerance to both Iron Chlorosis and Brown Stem Rot. This variety has the standability and agronomics to perform across a broad range of soil environments, from LP-HP. Plant XL® 285R4™*brand for a smooth season with uncompromised yields.

Product Highlights

  • Outstanding agronomic package
  • Tremendous versatility across soil types
  • Peking Cyst resistance

Variety Positioning and Adaptability

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

General Characteristics

Exp # 6515
Year Released Spring 2016
Relative Maturity 2.8
Recommended Soil Type+ HP-LP
Summer Canopy Medium
Recommended Population Medium
Recommended Row Widths All
Yield for Maturity
9
No-Till Adapted
9
Shatter Score
8
Eye Appeal (Harvest)
8
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2
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8
9

+HP = High Productivity, MP = Med. Productivity, LP = Low Productivity, I = Irrigate

Plant Traits

Hypocotyl Elongation 3-4"
Plant Height Tall
Leaf Color Med. Green
Flower Color Purple
Pubescence Lt. Tawny
Pod Color Brown
Podding Height Medium
Seeds/Pound 2820
Hilum Black
Seed Protein 41.80%
Seed Oil 20.60%
Seedling Emergence
8
Standability
8
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2
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4
5
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8
9

Plant Health

Phytophthora Res. Rps1-k**
Cyst Nematode Race 3 Race 14 (4) Race 1 Race 5   Resistant Resistant Resistant Resistant
Phytophthora Tolerance
4
Frog Eye Leaf Spot
9
Sudden Death Syndrome
5
Brown Stem Rot
7
White Mold Rating
5
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9

** Rps1-k protects against races 1-11, 13-15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 24, 43, 44.

Some products have a patent pending or are covered under one or more of the following U.S. Patent Numbers: 7,326,832; 7,371,939; 7,470,834; 7,511,194; 7,586,025; 7,589,261; 7,598,435; 7,601,897; 7,642,417; 7,663,029".

*XL® is a registered trademark of Pioneer Hi-Bred. XL® brand seed is distributed by Beck's Superior Hybrids.