Obelix

Known as the “Pillar of Strength” Obelix maize seed is a winner on-farm in both New Zealand and Australia due to its great stature and cob placement. Quick cob turndown has made it a winner with grain growers as well. Obelix has strong disease resistance and is suitable for growing in all North Island regions. It’s a solid performer with extreme early growth.

Obelix is a 94 CRM hybrid which has been developed by our comprehensive team of global breeding partners to fill this CRM space within our hybrid range. With its great stature and cob placement, coupled with quick cob turn down it is proving to be a winner with grain growers also.

90,000 TO 105,000seeds/ha
(GRAINS 75-100K)
PLANTING POPULATIONS
Plant Types:

94 CRM Early Maize silage or Grain

Yield Potential:

Great yields with limiting growing window. Plant Height: Medium to tall structured plant with solid root structure.

Plant Height:

Tall plant with large root structure for high WUE.

Grain Type:

Dent x Dent. Highly digestible feed grain. High starch content in grain and silage.

General Comments:

Obelix shows strong disease resistance and is suitable for growing in all North Island regions. Ideal for planting/harvesting outside of key operating window in Northern Regions. A solid performer.

8
Stress Emergence
9
Stalk Strength
8
Stay Green
8
Husk Cover
8
Leaf Blight
8
Cob Rot
8
Rust
TRAIT SCORES

Guy Mason

email: guy.mason@hsrseeds.com

mobile: 027 231 0710