Maize crop



DS1897B is a tall, late maturing very high yielding flint grain textured hybrid. As a late maturing hybrid, it is suited to favourable sites where a high dry matter yield is sought. DS1897B has good standing power and an impressive plant stature. 

Hybrid Solutions

Primary End Use

  • Forage
  • Biogas

Hybrid Characteristics

  • Large stature hybrid capable of producing very high dry matter yields 
  • Good early vigour and standing ability 

Grown In The Open

  • On favourable sites in the south of England 

Grown Using The Samco System

  • On favourable sites in England 
  • On the most favourable sites in southern Ireland 

Hybrid Specific Agronomic Advice

* Score on a 1- 9 scale where 9 = very resistant

** Assumes plant establishment losses of less than 5%

*** Film penetration varies with conditions and film. Trials conducted with Samco and Maizetech films