Onyx® Premium Confection Sunflower Hybrids
GROWING ADVANCEMENTS IN ONYX HYBRIDS
Onyx hybrid sunflowers are bred to deliver big, superior quality kernels to the confection market. Nuseed’s pioneer breeding combine’s high yields and the best agronomic resilience to stressed growing conditions. The Onyx range combines Clearfield® herbicide tolerance with excellent disease resistance and standing power. Onyx delivers the sunflower traits that will drive profit for growers and will deliver exactly what the end market needs.
The Value Chain
With robust agronomic resilience built in, Onyx hybrid seeds are bred to deliver performance for growers looking to increase profitability and decrease risk by moving into confection grade sunflower.
Clearfield and Clearfield Plus technology simplifies and improves weed control even with difficult problems like Broomrape and ACCase resistance, helping to produce a cleaner and more consistent sample.
Large, uniform seeds ensure post-harvest processing is efficient and will maximise the yield within the premium specification range.
The distinctive all-black shell appeals to consumers who enjoy the pleasant aroma, rich taste and texture while at the same time finding them easy to peel.
Through the combination of breeding for yield, improved weed control from the Clearfield herbicide tolerance trait and the resilience of Onyx varieties during stressful seasons, Onyx hybrid sunflowers will deliver substantially higher yields than other hybrids and conventional varieties.