MR-Apollo is a long maturity grain sorghum variety providing growers with an ideal companion hybrid in order to spread flowering risk. With excellent seedling vigour and suitability for cooler soils MR-Apollo provides sorghum producers with the ability to make the most of early planting opportunities. This hybrid displays industry leading standability and a moderate level of tillering. It’s large, bright red grain assists in achieving the highest levels of quality and provides multiple marketing opportunities. MR-Apollo is suited to both irrigated and dryland situations in all regions and despite the longer time to flower, it’s overall crop length, time to desiccation and harvest are the same time as quicker maturing hybrids.
|Days to 50% flower|
|Midge test rating||7|
|Seedling cold tolerance||8.5|
|Grain colour||bright red|
|Pre-flowering stress tolerance||6|
|Post-flowering stress tolerance||8|
1 = Poor
9 = excellent
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