W-5506

Grain Sorghum
Maturity: Very Early
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Very early season maturity
Slightly taller than W-5501
Good short season with a good yield history from Mid Nebraska South
Very good double crop hybrid for Central Kansas South
Dependable yields in tough dryland conditions
Excellent drydown qualities
Plant from 35,000 plants per acre on dryland to 85,000 plants per acre under irrigation
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Plant Characteristics

Relative Maturity:

Very Early

Days to Mid-Bloom:

50 to 54

Days to Maturity:

90 to 100

Grain Color:

Red

Head Type:

Semi-Open

Plant Color:

Purple

Plant Height (in):

30 to 36

Head Exertion (in):

4 to 6

Staygreen:

Y

Agronomics

Uniformity:

8

Seedling Vigor:

8

Cold Soil Vigor:

Drought Tolerance:

9

Lodging Resistance:

9

Weathering Resistance:

8

Disease Resistance

Sugar Cane Aphid Tolerance:

S

Greenbug Resistance ( C ):

S

Greenbug Resistance ( E ):

Maize Dwarf Mosaic:

MT

Head Smut:

HT

Downey Mildew:

MT

Fusarium:

Charcoal Rot:

Ratings 1=Poor, 9=Excellent, S=Susceptible, MS=Moderately Susceptible, T=Tolerant, HT=Highly Tolerant

Notes

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