Yellow Hybrid Maize
CAP 9-522 is a medium maturity, prolific hybrid. This hybrid has long cylindrical cobs with a semi dent grain. The hybrid has large plants.
CAP 9 - 522 can give high grain yields of up to 15 mt/ ha when planted under high population density of between 60 000 - 70 000 plants per hectare making a suitable variety in higher potential areas under irrigation. It is also suitable for low potential areas under low plant populations due to its prolificacy.
This hybrid has reasonably good tolerance to diseases. It responds well to fertiliser in high potential areas of the main farming regions of South Africa. CAP 9-522 is also an excellent silage variety.
CAP 9-522 has 110 -120 days to physiological maturity in the warmer areas and 134 days in cooler regions.
- -Responds well to fertilisers, irrigation and fairly high pop density
-High disease resistance
-Tolerant to stalk rot and lodging.
-Susceptible to grey leaf spot, rust and H. T. Please follow a good spray program.
-Yield potential of up to 12 MT/ha.
-Good drought tolerance.