AS 216 Grain Sorghum

  •  High yield potential for early maturity

  • Very good standability and uniformity

  • Adapted to short season areas and higher elevation

  •  Good for double crop and early maturing option in fuller season dryland areas

 Plant Characteristics

Maturity Group                      Early

Days to Maturity                   80-85

Days to 50% Anthesis         52-55

Plant Color                            Purple

Grain Color                           Red

Plant Height                          32”-36”

Head Type                             Semi-open

Avg. Seeds per lb.                15,000

 

Agronomic Characteristics

Pre-Flower Stress Tol.         7

Standability                           7

Head Extension                   6

Threshability                         8

Tillering Capacity                 Mod.

Head Smut                            7

Fusarium                               8

Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus     8

Downy mildew –Pathotype 1            7

Greenbug Resistance         NA

 

Placement Ratings

Yield for Maturity                  8

Yield Non-Irrigated               8

Yield Irrigated                       8

Drill Culture                          7

 Yield Range

100-120 Bushels per Acre

Rating Scale     1 Poor  2-3 Fair  4-5 Good  6-7 Very Good  8-9 Excellent