Pegasus

Bred for yield, disease tolerance and adaptability. A medium to tall leafy plant with large, bright yellow kernels, this hybrid is a true ‘dual purpose’ that finds a fit with both silage and grain growers but will have a silage focus for the New Zealand market.

Characterised by a large cob, the dent x flint grain this hybrid produces is of medium density…perfect for feed grain or high quality silage. Above average stress tolerance enables this variety to hold on when the going gets tough!

Pegasus is HSR”s new high yielding 116 CRM grain and silage dual purpose Hybrid. Bred for yield, disease tolerance and stress adaptability.

Pegasus has exceptional large cobs and grain and the ability to top end yield under both dry-land and irrigated conditions.

Pegasus produces large Prime Grain, ideal for stockfeed, silage and export.

Widely tested over the last three seasons. It has shown top end yield in this maturity group and exceptional stress tolerance.

Very large cobs, big grain which holds size under stress. On a medium height robust plant with great disease and stress tolerance.

90,000 TO 100,000seeds/ha
(GRAINS (SILAGE 80-90K) (GRAIN 80-90K))
PLANTING POPULATIONS
Plant Types:

115 CRM Silage or Grain

Yield Potential:

Excellent yields with strong disease package.

Plant Height:

Medium to tall leafy plant with large bright yellow kernels.

Grain Type:

Large cobs of medium density dent x flint grain perfect for feed grain or high quality silage.

General Comments:

Above average stress tolerance enables this variety to hold on when the going gets tough!

9
Stress Emergence
9
Stalk Strength
8
Stay Green
8
Husk Cover
9
Leaf Blight
8
Cob Rot
8
Rust
TRAIT SCORES

Guy Mason

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