P8240 is a tall, high-yielding silage and grain hybrid backed by strong drought tolerance, staygreen and standability.
Widely adapted to Central Plateau, Taranaki, Lower North Island and South Island growing regions.
Recommended established plant
Recommended growing regions
Drought Tolerance 7
Stalk Strength 6
Root Strength 7
Early Growth 6
Plant Height 8
Seed tag colour
|Feature hybrid||Comparison hybrid||Number of trials||Harvest drymatter difference (%)1||Yield advantage (kgDM/ha)2||Statistical significance3|
|Central Hawke's Bay, Lower North Island & Taranaki|
= very highly significant yield advantage to Pioneer
= highly significant yield advantage to Pioneer
= significant yield advantage to Pioneer
NS = not significant
CA = commercially acceptable
1 Positive DM differences means the bolded hybrid was drier at harvest, negative DM differences mean it was wetter.
2 A positive yield advantage means the bolded hybrid produced more yield, a negative yield advantage means it produced less.
3 For information on statistical significance click here.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Hybrid comparisons are only valid within a range of + or - 4 CRM. These descriptions mainly feature product strengths. When choosing hybrids, also review carefully the trait ratings found in the table here. Contact your local Pioneer Area Manager or merchant representative for further advice.