P8171 is a very late maturing hybrid. It should be grown only under the most favourable sites in the open where an early harvest is not needed, and a high dry matter yield is sought. Under film it can be grown on favourable sites. 

Hybrid Solutions

Primary End Use

  • Forage
  • Biogas

Hybrid Characteristics

  • Very tall, large stature forage hybrid
  • Very high dry matter yields

Grown In The Open

  • On favourable locations 

Grown Using The Samco System

  • Suitable for favourable locations under film
  • Do not sow if planting has been delayed

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