W-5716

Grain Sorghum
Maturity: Early
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Excellent early maturity hybrid
Top end performer even when compared to medium early and medium maturity hybrids
Bright Red grain that is very showy in the field
Plant from Central and South Texas up to South Dakota
Prepare to scout for Sugar Cane Aphids as this hybrid is susceptible
Excellent choice for dryland and double cropping behind wheat

Plant Characteristics

Relative Maturity:

Early

Days to Mid-Bloom:

58 to 60

Days to Maturity:

90 to 105

Grain Color:

Red

Head Type:

Semi-Open

Plant Color:

Purple

Plant Height (in):

44 to 48

Head Exertion (in):

4 to 6

Staygreen:

Y

Agronomics

Uniformity:

9

Seedling Vigor:

7

Cold Soil Vigor:

7

Drought Tolerance:

7

Lodging Resistance:

8

Weathering Resistance:

8

Disease Resistance

Sugar Cane Aphid Tolerance:

S

Greenbug Resistance ( C ):

Greenbug Resistance ( E ):

Maize Dwarf Mosaic:

Head Smut:

Downey Mildew:

Fusarium:

Charcoal Rot:

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

Notes

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