Alta/Advanta® | Field Crops

AF8301 FORAGE SORGHUM

#1241 | SORGHUM BICOLOR

AF8301 TECH SHEET

Summary

AF8301 is a non-BMR hybrid with outstanding yield potential. This hybrid has a short plant structure for good standability and will range from 72 inches to 84 inches in plant height. This hybrid is drought tolerant and is great for dry land conditions. AF8301 features good nutritional quality for a standard midrib hybrid and will produce a white grain head with high grain yields.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
Short
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun
Maturity
Medium

Plant Information

Planting Season
Summer
Plant Depth
1" - 1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
60° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
16,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SORGHUM
Species
SORGHUM BICOLOR

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 15-20 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

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