Maize crop



New for 2024, P7647 is a new early maturity hybrid for the UK and Ireland. It has been tested in the open on 17 favourable locations and 15 less favourable locations over two years. P7647 was tested on four locations under film in 2023, and 3 locations over 2 years in PACTS grain trials. 


P7647 has shown promise as a hybrid that could be harvested for grain having given an average grain yield 13% higher than the Control hybrid with a grain moisture content 2.6% higher. 


You can read more about P7647 in our PACTS Booklet here


Hybrid Solutions

Primary End Use

  • Forage
  • Biogas

Hybrid Characteristics

  • Impressive stature
  • Given very high dry matter and starch yields on favourable sites
  • Maintained its yield and dry matter advantage on less favourable sites
  • Higher yielding and earlier than the retiring hybrids P7524 and P7892

Grown In The Open

  • On favourable sites in the open
  • On less favourable sites sown in the normal planting window

Grown Using The Samco System

  • Shown promise for less favourable sites or later sown sites

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