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Confection

Size, kernel weight and unformity

Our confection sunflower hybrids are bred for exceptional plant health and the size, kernel weight and uniformity desired by processors.  They are planted at a lower population in the field to grow longer more plump seeds. The largest of the seeds get sold to the in-shell market, like what you eat at baseball games, while the smaller seeds are utilized in the dehull market. 

4334
6946 DMR
Jaguar II
LD5009
Panther DMR

Confection Hybrid Comparison Table

HYBRID RATING SCALE 1 = Poor, 9 = Excellent (excluding Plant Height)
PLANT HEIGHT RATING SCALE 1 = Shortest, 9 = Tallest

Hybrid Traits Maturity Seed Type Emergence Drought Tolerance Uniformity at Flowering Yield for Maturity Test Weight Dry Down Late Season Plant Health Stalk Rating Root Rating Plant Height
6946 DMR (Canada) DMR Early LT 7 7 7 9 9 8 8 7 6 6
Panther DMR DMR Early LT 7 6 7 8 8 7 7 8 7 6
LD5009 NONE Medium LT/XL 8 6 8 7 7 7 6 7 8 7
JAGUAR II CL Medium LT 7 6 6 7 7 7 6 7 6 7
4334 CL Med-Late LT 7 7 6 8 7 6 8 7 7 7