CHO6408™ Sunflowers

Relative Maturity: 68

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Included Hybrids

CHO6408™ Sunflowers

Characteristic Scores

Stalk Strength 7
Dry Down 6
Yield 8
Emergence 5
Percent Oil 7
Mid-Oleic Score 8
Plant Height 5
Root Strength 7
Root Lodging 7
Stalk Lodging 7

Suitability Ratings / Suitabil

Express Herbicide Application Highly Suitable
Late Harvest Suitable
Heavy Clay Soils Poor Suitability
High Populations Suitable
Phomopsis Prone Environments Highly Suitable
Poorly Drained Soils Poor Suitability
Irrigation Suitable
Desiccation For Early Harvest Highly Suitable
Downy Mildew Prone Environment Highly Suitable
High pH-Fe Chlorosis Suitable
Sunflower-On-Sunflower Poor Suitability
Drought Prone Soils Suitable
Dryland Suitable
Low Population Highly Suitable
High Rainfall-Grain Mold Prone Suitable
Limited Irrigation Suitable


A mid-maturity, high yield potential, disease tolerant mid-oleic ExpressSun® hybrid
Adapted to the central sunflower growing ares of ND and SD
This hybrid is suited for the birdseed market
High yielding environments may cause increased plant height

Suitability Ratings / Key Envi

High Yield Environment Suitable
Minimum/No-Till Environments Suitable
Fields At High Risk of Sclerot Suitable

Disease Scores

Root Sclerotinia 7
Head Sclerotinia 7
Downy Mildew 8
Phomopsis 8

Suitability Ratings / Soils

Early Planting/Cold Soils Poor Suitability