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"Performance Genetics" Hybrid Popcorn Descriptions

Milan, Ohio & Sioux City, Iowa

Schlessman Seed Company is proud to offer these elite popcorn hybrids for the world's finest brands. Look for the OECD certified designation for varieties available for export.

SH 2662

Early Maturity

  • Harvest moisture averages 1% lower than SH 3064
  • Yields of 600 to 1000 pounds per acre higher than SH 3064
  • Superior harvest lodging scores for both stalks and roots
  • Kernel size of 58 - 62 per 10 grams
  • Excellent plant health, with good stay green
  • Butterfly flakes with an expansion of 44 - 47 MWVT is typical
  • Attractive color for packaging
  • Medium tall plant height of 90" and ear height of 42"
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SH 2865

OECD Certified

Early Maturity

  • Harvest moisture equals SH 3064
  • Excellent yields in longer season environment
  • Superior stalk strength well past optimum harvest dates
  • Kernel size of 62 - 64 per 10 grams
  • Butterfly flakes with expansion of 43 - 46 MWVT
  • Excellent choice for an early season hybrid in a late environment
  • Medium tall plant height of 84" and ear height of 42"
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SH 3064

OECD Certified

Early Maturity

  • Industry standard for consistency
  • Good stalk and root strength
  • Ability to produce 2 ears at 26,000 - 28,000 and one large ear at higher populations
  • Plant 34,000 for best yield potential
  • Average kernel size of 63 - 66 per 10 grams
  • Exhibits high tolerance to Goss's Wilt and Gray Leaf Spot
  • Butterfly flakes with expansion of 46 - 48 MWVT
  • Consistent expansions over a wide range of growing conditions
  • Excellent grain color is ideal for packaging
  • Medium plant height of 84" and ear height of 42"
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SH 3077   *NEW*
(SHXP 11104)

Medium Early Maturity

  • Grain is very similar to SH 3064, and can be used in direct replacement
  • Yields are significantly higher than SH 3064
  • Butterfly flakes with expansions of 45 - 49 MWVT
  • Kernel size of 64 - 66 per 10 grams
  • Slightly later maturity than SH 3064 allows for better performance in later seasons
  • Seed available for 2015 planting
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SH 4024   *NEW*
(SHXP 0841)

Medium Maturity

  • Unique plant stature, shorter plant with a low ear
  • Improved expansion for kernel size
  • Kernel size of 50 - 54 per 10 grams
  • Big butterfly flakes with expansions of 45 - 46 MWVT
  • Good disease resistance package
  • Seed available for 2015 planting
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SH 4020

Medium Maturity

  • A top yielding hybrid
  • Average kernel size of 47 - 52 per 10 grams
  • Very large butterfly flakes with expansion of 39 - 42 MWVT
  • Can produce some mushroom type kernels when air popped
  • Medium plant height of 82" and ear height of 42"
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SH 4862

OECD Certified

Medium Maturity

  • Harvest moisture averages 1 to 1.5% higher than SH 3064
  • Kernel size of 64 - 66 per 10 grams with an orange-yellow kernel color
  • Uniform kernel size reduces clean out
  • Excellent choice for microwave popping
  • Butterfly flakes with expansion of 42 - 44 MWVT
  • Excellent stalk strength and unparalleled root strength
  • Excellent disease resistance, especially against Gray Leaf Spot and Anthracnose
  • Open husks help with drydown and help to prevent Diplodia and other ear molds
  • Can be used as a Gourmet popcorn
  • Excellent hybrid for stress environments
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SH 612M

OECD Certified

Medium Maturity

  • Excellent yields
  • Good stalk and root strengths
  • Mushroom flakes with expansion of 37 - 38 MWVT
  • Consistent 60% mushroom, depending on popping methods up to 85%
  • Kernel size of 58 - 60 per 10 grams
  • Performs well in stress and high yield conditions
  • Excellent choice for mushroom flakes
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SH 616M   *NEW*
(SHXP 0309)

Medium Early Maturity

  • NEW mushroom type hybrid
  • Excellent plant health and lodging scores
  • Mushroom flake percentages of up to 90%
  • Maturity similar to SH 612M with 8 - 10% yield increase
  • Kernel size of 51 - 53 per 10 grams
  • Seed available for 2015 planting
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