• Grain Sorghum

MR-Buster technote

Hybrid overview

MR-Buster

MR-Buster is a medium maturity grain sorghum and is firmly established as Australia’s benchmark sorghum hybrid. Offering growers outstanding consistency and reliability across all sorghum growing regions and environments MR-Buster has all bases covered. This hybrid is suitable for dryland as well as irrigated situations and is proven on both narrow and wider row configurations. A moderate to high level of tillering and great standability only add to its highly regarded reputation. A proven performer which delivers consistently, MR-Buster is the ideal choice for all situations.







Hybrid attributes

Days to 50% flower
Spring 73-77
Summer 69-72
Central QLD 57-60


Attributes Score
Midge test rating 4
Seedling vigour 7
Seedling cold tolerance 7
Tillering 7
Standability 7.5
Grain Size 8
Grain colour red
Pollen production 7
Pre-flowering stress tolerance 6
Post-flowering stress tolerance 7
Irrigation yes
Wide rows yes
Ratings are 1-9
1 = Poor
9 = excellent

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