Maize Varieties

Which maize variety is the right one?

Maize is the energy source for your biogas plant.
You should follow the criteria below when selecting your maize variety:

  • Use conditions and yields
  • Reliable ripening at your location
  • Good stability
  • Long "stay-green" window
  • Variety classification by the German Federal Office of Plant Varieties for biogas output and yield



SY Welas

SY Welas S230/K230

  • Highest DM and Energy Yields
  • Always at home from very light to heavy locations
  • Stable, with quick development of young plants and good "stay-green" window
  • Highest variety classification by the German Federal Office of Plant Varieties for biogas output and yield

Plants per m²

Water supply/soil typebad/easygood/hard
Silage maize7-89-10
Corn maize7-88-9

Tokala

Tokala S210/K210

  • Provides high yields early
  • Very good development of young plants and on-time ripening
  • Ideal for cold soils, marginal sites or as second-crop maize

Plants per m²

Water supply/soil typebad/easygood/hard
Silage maize8-99-10
Corn maize7-88-9.5

Niklas

Niklas S230

  • Very high dry matter yields across all locations
  • Quick development of young plants and good herbicide tolerance

Plants per m²

Water supply/soil typebad/easygood/hard
Silage maize89-10
Corn maize--

Lindolfo KWS

Mantilla S210/K230

  • High grain and dry matter yield
  • Ideal for feed and for biogas plants
  • Very good development of young plants

Plants per m²

Water supply/soil typebad/easygood/hard
Silage maize810
Corn maize79

Pauleen

Severeen S230/K230

  • Top yield variety in moderately early range
  • Outstanding dry matter and energy yields
  • On light to moderate locations

Plants per m²

Water supply/soil typebad/easygood/hard
Silage maize8-99-10
Corn maize7-88-9

Maize Fertilisation


Maize Fertilisation

ENTEC® FL

  • Nitrogen stabiliser for manure and fermentation residues
  • Delayed conversion of the ammoniacal nitrogen to nitrate
  • Makes early and consolidated application possible
  • Weather-dependent duration of effect from 4-12 weeks
  • Promotes fine root growth and improves the absorption of phosphor and trace elements

Package
20 l canister200 l barrel1,000 l IBC

Side Manure

Terra Mais

  • The right amount of nitrogen delivered by the ENTEC® contingent
  • Low proportions of nitric nitrogen for quick development of young plants
  • Additional N-stabilising effect on applied farm manure
  • Pooling of mineral N-fertilisation in a side manure

Package
Loose/1,000 kg big bag

Microstar PZ

  • Microgranulate manure for side dressing in the maize
  • Seed band fertilizing directly into the seeding row
  • Relief in nutrient balance
  • Quick tapping and absorption of the nutrients
  • Promotes development of young plants

Package
10 kg sack300 kg Big Bag


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