Our Conventional Sunflower Hybrids:

 

AGSUN 8251

Hybrid characteristics:Agsun 8251

  • Highest long-term yield average in the national cultivar trials,
  • Compact head shape helps with greater resistance against bird damage,
  • Possesses the “Stay Green” trait,
  • Most suitable sunflower hybrid in South Africa,
  • Excellent disease resistance,
  • Good standability.

Benefits of the “Stay Green” characteristics:

  • The Stay Green characteristic supports the plant as a mechanism to ensure better resistance against diseases that causes lodging like white rust (Albugo tragopogonis).
  • The plant stays healthier for a longer period. It also keeps the structure of the stem stronger for a longer period. Usually the head is ready for harvest, but the stem is still green.
Relative days to flower 65-72
Relative days to harvest 130-140
Oil content 38-43%
Head inclination 1
Standability 1
Disease resistance 1
Yield potential 1

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AGSUN 5270

Hybrid characteristics:Agsun 5270

  • Good seed-fill ability,
  • Widely adaptable,
  • Performs exceptionally well in all yield potential areas,
  • Good uniformity,
  • Good disease resistance,
  • Adapted for early and late plantings.

 

 

 

Relative days to flower 62-70
Relative days to harvest 130-140
Oil content 40-44%
Head inclination 1
Standability 1
Disease resistance 1
Yield potential 1

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AGSUN 5273

Hybrid characteristics:

  • NEW!
  • Possesses the “Stay Green” trait,
  • Performs exceptionally well in all yield potential areas,
  • Compact head shape offers good resistance against damage by birds,
  • Good disease resistance,
  • Widely adaptable (warm and cool areas),
  • Adapted for early and late plantings

Benefits of the “Stay Green” characteristics:

  • The Stay Green characteristic supports the plant as a mechanism to ensure better resistance against diseases that causes lodging like white rust (Albugo tragopogonis).
  • The plant stays healthier for a longer period. It also keeps the structure of the stem stronger for a longer period. Usually the head is ready for harvest, but the stem is still green.
Relative days to flower 65-72
Relative days to harvest 130-140
Oil content 38-43%
Head inclination 1
Standability 1
Disease resistance 1
Yield potential 1

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AGSUN 5278

Hybrid characteristics:Agsun 5278

  • Performs exceptionally well in all yield potential areas,
  • Compact head shape helps with greater resistance against bird damage,
  • Good uniformity,
  • Possesses the “Stay Green” trait,
  • Good seed-fill ability,
  • Excellent disease resistance,
  • Good standability.

Benefits of the “Stay Green” characteristics:

  • The Stay Green characteristic supports the plant as a mechanism to ensure better resistance against diseases that causes lodging like white rust (Albugo tragopogonis).
  • The plant stays healthier for a longer period. It also keeps the structure of the stem stronger for a longer period. Usually the head is ready for harvest, but the stem is still green.
Relative days to flower 65-72
Relative days to harvest 130-140
Oil content 38-43%
Head inclination 1
Standability 1
Disease resistance 1
Yield potential 1

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Please visit the Clearfield® Plus page for more information.

 

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+27 (0) 21 981 1126
info@agricol.co.za

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