P8201 has given very high dry matter yields when grown under film on good to favourable sites in the UK and Ireland. It has also given very high yields when grown on the most favourable sites in the open. This very tall, large stature hybrid produces silage of a good starch content by virtue of its deep kernels. P8201 has a grain texture that provides a useful level of rumen degradable starch, measured at 67.2% in open PACTS trials. P8201 penetrates film easily

Hybrid Solutions

Primary End Use

  • Forage
  • Biogas

Hybrid Characteristics

  • Very tall, large stature, forage hybrid
  • Very good early vigour and good standing power
  • Very high dry matter yields, good starch contents for such a yield

Grown In The Open

  • Only on the most favourable sites in the UK & Ireland

Grown Using The Samco System

  • Suitable for all but the least favourable locations under film
  • Plant in the normal sowing period

Hybrid Specific Agronomic Advice

* Based on 1-9 scale where 9 = good and 1 = poor
**   Assumes plant establishment losses of less than 5% 
*** Film penetration varies with conditions and film type; use films approved by Samco or Maizetech