FSG 117 Hybrid Grain Sorghum

(Sorghum bicolor)

  • Excellent yield performance
  • Wide area of adaptability
  • Very good agronomic package
  • Excellent for double cropping

FSG 117 is widely adapted from north to south across various soil types and environmental conditions. Good emergence and early vigor help FSG 117 get off to a fast start, while exceptional stress tolerance allows for dependable yield performance under adverse conditions. If you need a early maturity hybrid with high yield potential, FSG 117 is the variety to ask for.


Disease/Insect/Nematode Ratings:
Downy Mildew:3
Head Smut:3
Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus:2
Greenbug Biotypes Resistance:C&E


Agronomic Traits:
Yield Potential:1
Early Vigor:1
Stress Tolerance:2

Ratings:1=Excellent 5=Poor

NR: Not Rated, Insufficient Field Data

Planting Recommendations:
We strongly recommend you follow the accepted agronomic and cultural practices for grain sorghum production in your growing region.
Average Seeds Per Pound:14,000
Grain Sorghum Bag Weight:50lb.


Adaptation Recommendations:
Relative Maturity:Early
Days to Midbloom:52-55


Plant Profile:
Grain Color:Red
Test Weight:Very Good
Threshability:Very Good
Plant Height:30-36”
Stalk Quality:Very Good
Root Strength:Very Good
Head Type:Semi-Open
Head Exertion:Very Good

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