"Performance Genetics" Hybrid Popcorn Descriptions

Milan, Ohio & Sioux City, Iowa

Schlessman Seed Company is proud to offer these elite popcorn hybrids for the world's finest brands. Look for the OECD certified designation for varieties available for export.

Schlessman® Premium White Popcorn Hybrids

Available for Evaluation and Limited Production

SH 2605W

Early Maturity


  • Early white popcorn hybrid
  • 85 kernels per 10g
  • 40-42 MWVT
  • Unsurpassed flavor and overall eating quality
  • Very competitive yield

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SH 3707W

Early Maturity


  • Early white popcorn hybrid
  • 64 bright white kernels per 10g
  • MWVT of 43-45 of large, white butterfly flakes
  • Very good yield on strong stalks and roots
  • Strong disease resistance

Schlessman® Premium Yellow Popcorn Hybrids

Early and Medium Maturity Butterfly Flake Hybrids

SH 2662

Early Maturity


  • Earliest flowering popcorn hybrid available anywhere
  • 58 kernel / 10g hybrid with MWVT scoring in the mid to upper 40s
  • Yield in the 105 - 110% of plot average

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

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Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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SH 2865

OECD Certified

Early Maturity


  • Characteristically similar to SH 3064, with higher yields
  • Average kernel size of 62 - 64 kernels per 10g
  • Consistent expansion measurements in mid to upper 40s

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 3111

Medium Early Maturity


  • 66 kernels per 10g with excellent color
  • Excellent eating quality with expansion of 49-50 MWVT
  • Excellent yields, excels at high populations up to 40k+
  • Strong stalks and roots with excellent disease resistance
  • Outstanding yields of 140% of plot mean

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SH 3064

OECD Certified

Medium Early Maturity


  • Exceptional stalk and root strength
  • Average kernel size of 63 - 66 kernels per 10g
  • Combine harvested popping expansion of 45+ is typical

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 3077

OECD Certified

Medium Early Maturity


  • Grain is very similar to SH 3064, can be used as a direct replacement
  • Yields are significantly higher than SH 3064
  • Butterfly flakes with expansions of 45 - 49 MWVT is typical
  • Kernel size of 64 - 66 per 10 grams
  • Slightly later maturity than SH 3064; allows for better performance in later seasons

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 4044

Medium Maturity


  • The new benchmark for plant health
  • Very healthy plant with strong stalks and roots
  • 56 kernels per 10g
  • 48-50 MWVT expansions
  • Yields 130% of SH 3064
  • Seed available for 2018 planting

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SH 4024

Medium Maturity


  • Improved expansion for kernel size
  • Unique kernel size of 50 - 54 per 10g
  • Big butterfly flakes with expansions of 45 - 46 MWVT
  • Good disease resistance package
  • Distinctive compact plant stature
  • Lower ear placement

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 4020

Medium Maturity


  • Very large kernels in 47 - 52 per 10g range
  • Extremely high yields
  • Expansion of 40 - 41 MWVT with a very large butterfly flake
  • Suitable for coating

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 4862

OECD Certified

Medium Late Maturity


  • One of the top hybrids in the industry for stalk and root strength
  • Yields are always above plot mean at all locations year after year
  • MWVT of 43 - 45 and large kernel size of 64 kernels per 10g is normal
  • Handles stress very well

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Schlessman® Mushroom Hybrids

Bred for the Specialty Coated Product Producer

SH 612M

OECD Certified

Medium Late Maturity


  • Consistently produces 60% or higher mushroom flakes (balls) with a MWVT of 37 - 38
  • Excellent stalk and root lodging scores
  • Very competitive yields
  • Great eating quality adds to SH 612M’s popularity

Score: 1 = Worst; 5 = Best

Agronomic Profile
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Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SH 652M

Medium Late Maturity


  • NEW medium maturity mushroom hybrid
  • Strong yields with BIG 40 kernels per 10g
  • Hulls shed easily on popped kernels
  • Consistent, 85% round ball formation
  • A must try hybrid for mushroom/ball type flake users


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