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Hybrid P9127 P9127

P9127 Maize Silage Hybrid

Bred to defend but yields to impress.

Earliest of the Optimum AQUAmax® hybrids offering yield stability for silage and grain.

  • Tall plant with strong roots, stalks, drought tolerance and staygreen.
  • Often produces a second cob resulting in deceptively high silage yields with exceptional grain content and whole plant digestibility.
  • Performs best in moderate to high yield environments, while delivering yield stability in hot, dry seasons.

Plant with P8666, P8711 or P9400 particularly where Northern Leaf Blight is a seasonal concern.

Recommended established plant
populations (000's/ha)

Challenging yield environments


Medium yield environments


High yield environments


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Recommended growing regions

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CRM 91

Drought Tolerance 9

Stalk Strength 6

Root Strength 6

Early Growth 6

Plant Height 7

Staygreen 7


Seed tag colour

Maize for silage hybrid performance information

Feature hybrid Comparison hybrid Number of trials Harvest drymatter difference (%)1 Yield advantage (kgDM/ha)2 Statistical significance3
P9127 Obelix 14 -1.1 3023 starstar
P9127 P8666 37 -3.3 -107 NS
P9127 P9400 87 -0.1 452 star
P9127 P9721 34 2.8 -227 NS
P9127 PAC249 19 2 3152 starstarstar
Central Hawke's Bay, Lower North Island & Taranaki
P9127 P8711 15 -1.3 -485 NS
P9127 P9400 59 -0.9 594 CA
P9127 P9721 18 1.2 812 CA
P9127 PAC249 11 2.1 2309 starstarstar
P9127 P8666 36 -3.9 -1073 starstar
South Island
P9127 P8500 16 -3.1 8 NS
P9127 P8666 13 -1.1 240 NS
P9127 P8805 23 -3 1022 star
P9127 P9400 14 0.7 1281 star
P9127 P8711 9 -0.6 -280 NS

Scientific Designation

star 1 star 2 star 3 = very highly significant yield advantage to Pioneer

star 1 star 2 = highly significant yield advantage to Pioneer

star 1 = 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.

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