If you want a full season corn for central Indiana or Illinois, check out this one. At 116 day, it is only 2% wetter than Pioneer 1197, with a real yield punch. It has shown very good stalk strength and appears to be bullet proof for soil type and drainage. Plant north to south, east or west in our territory. Follow soybean or corn. Plant it in your wet fields or your droughty one. 3 years of testing gives us confidence in this robust, strong yielding hybrid.

PH 8522

Available as: GENSS & Conventional

Actual yield results expressed as a percentage of a 5 check average

 Maturity  116 days
 Population 32,000 to 36,000
 Plant Height Tall
 Ear Type  Semi-Determinate
 Yield (as % of chks) for 2018  107 – Top Performer
 Yield Stability (as % of chks)  Variable – 95 to 120
 Emergence/Vigor  Good
 Foliar Disease Susc.  Very Good
 Test Weight  Excellent
 Drydown  Dry for Maturity
 Stalk Lodge  Very Good
 Root Lodge  Good
 Wet Tolerance  Excellent
 Drought Tolerance Very Good
 North of Lafayette 108
 South of Lafayette 108
 East of Indianapolis 108
 West of Indianapolis 108
 Following Soybeans 108
 Following Corn 110
 Low Yield Soils 107
 High Yield Soils 108
 Loams and Sands 110
 Clay Soils 107
 Low Organic Soils 108
 High Organic Soils 108
 Low CEC Soils 109
 High CEC Soils 108


PH 8522 vs Competitors over Multiple Years

Years Reps Locations  Product Height Moisture % Lodging Yield % of 5 Checks
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Last Updated: 12/4/2018