Banu is a great dual purpose option in southern areas. 

Planting: we recommend to plant at standard populations for the area.

Early Season: Banu has fast emergence and grows tall quickly. 

Mid Season: Banu has wide leaves and closes canopy quickly. She responds well to foliar fungicide.

Late Season: Banu stand well in the fall and ready to be harvested.

Harvest: Banu is high yielding hybrid with great quality of grain and silage.


Maturity Zones (FAO) – 510
Recommended Region – South

Seedling Vigor – Very Good
Leaf Angle – Semi erect
Flowering for Maturity – Late
Stalk Rating – Very Good
Root Rating – Very Good
Plant Height – Tall
Ear Height – Low
Fall Appearance – Very Good
Staygreen – Very Good
High Population Tolerance – Good

Ear Length – Medium
Ear Girth – Good
Ear Flex – Fair
Kernel Rows – 20-22
Test Weight – Good
Cob Color – Red
Husk Cover – Medium
Drydown – Good
Silage Quantity –Excellent
Silage Quality – Good

Poorly Drained – Good
Medium Soils – Very Good
Sandy Soils – Good
Gray Leaf Spot – Good
Northern Leaf Blight – Good
Goss’s Wilt – Good
Common Rust – Good
Corn after Corn – Good
Fungicide Response – Very Good
Drought Tolerance – Good

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