Medium maturity maize varieties

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SY Nordicstar - Medium maturity maize




  • SY Nordicstar from Syngenta features as a first choice variety on both the favourable and less favourable 2020 NIAB descriptive lists.
  • High yields of starch and ME coupled with excellent cell wall digestibility create a truly versatile variety which has enjoyed considerable success in both forage and energy situations.
  • SY Nordicstar has class leading eyespot tolerance and exceptional resistance to fusarium, a vital factor when drilling wheat after maize.
  • As well as being ideally suited to the forage sector SY Nordicstar is perfect as the early variety in large acreage energy maize situations.


Emblem - Medium maturity maize




  • Emblem is a high yielding, high feed value LGAN variety from Limagrain.
  • Emblem has an excellent quality profile making it the perfect variety for those looking to maximise milk or beef production.
  • Enjoying high yields of starch, cell wall digestibility and ME, Emblem can be grown in most mainstream maize areas and is a very cost effective option for those looking to maintain quality without increasing costs.


P7034 - Medium maturity maize




  • P7034 was successfully introduced by Pioneer in 2018.
  • Utilising high yielding “Dent” genetics in an earlier to harvest hybrid enables the variety to be grown in all but the most marginal of sites.
  • P7034 is a very robust plant type with exceptional eyespot and fusarium tolerance compared to leading competitor hybrids.
  • The genetic makeup of P7034 makes it ideal for those growers looking to feed maize soon after ensiling without compromising starch availability.


SY Actual - Medium maturity maize




  • SY Actual is a new entrant onto the 2020 NIAB descriptive list and features exceptionally high starch and ME yields.
  • SY Actual is a robust plant type with outstanding disease resistance and standing power.
  • Suitable for both forage and energy maize production with dry matter yields over 19 tonnes hectare.
  • SY Actual prefers good maize growing ground but has performed well when gown under plastic film as far North as the Scottish borders.


To download the Agrovista 2020 maize brochure click here. 


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