Maize crop



P8153 is a tall, large stature, intermediate maturity hybrid suitable for cultivation on favourable sites under film in Ireland. Already commercially sown elsewhere in Europe, it has been tested in Irish PACTS trials under film on two locations over two years. It has given very high dry matter yields with a good starch content. It has demonstrated very good lodging resistance. 

Hybrid Solutions

Primary End Use

  • Forage

Hybrid Characteristics

  • Tall, large stature hybrid

Grown In The Open

  •  Not suitable for cultivation in the open in Ireland

Grown Using The Samco System

  • Switch to an earlier hybrid if planting is delayed past second week in May

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