Grain Corn Hybrid
2A509
101 RM
98-103 RM Range
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Traits and Technology

Separate Refuge Requirements

Overview

Outstanding yield, superior staygreen and excellent standability in the central and eastern Corn Belt.

  • Outstanding yield potential in high-yield environments.
  • Strong roots and good stalks.
  • Very good tolerance to gray leaf spot.
Management Guidelines

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Product Ratings
7-9 Good 4-6 Fair 1-3 Poor
Characteristics
Drought Tolerance
7
Drydown
7
Early Vigor
7
Emergence
7
Green Snap
6
Root Strength
8
Stalk Strength
7
Staygreen
8
Ear Retention
8
EyespotNot Rated
Fungicide ResponseMedium
GDUs to Black Layer2550
Goss's WiltSusceptible
Gray Leaf Spot
6
NCLBNot Rated
SCLBNot Rated
Southern Corn RustNot Rated
Test Weight
7
Agronomics
Cob ColorRed
Ear HeightModerately Low
Ear TypeSemi-determinate
Kernel Rows14-16
Plant HeightMedium/Short
Rating GDUs to Mid-Silk1295
Positioning
HR = Highly Recommended
R = Recommended NR = Not Recommended
Planting Date
Early
HR
Late
R
Crop Rotation
Continuous Corn
R
Corn/Soybean
HR
Tillage
Conventional
HR
No-Till
HR
Irrigation
Full
HR
High Plains Ecofallow
NR
Limited
R
Soils
Highly Productive
HR
Light (Sandy)
NR
Marginal Fertility
R
Poorly Drained
R
Population*
High
HR
Low
NR
Medium
NR
Very High
HR
Very Low
NR
Delayed Harvest
R
*Consult a Mycogen Seeds representative for specific recommendations on planting populations.

Management Guidelines

  • Fixed ear style responds to high plant densities.
  • Prefers high-yield environments and top management.
  • Avoid planting in fields with a history of Goss's wilt.
  • Finishes the season with an attractive late-season appearance.
  • Widely adapted from east to west within the 98- to 103-day maturity range.