Zea mays Linnaeus (ATCC® 209428)

Strain Designations: P66  /  Product Format: dried

Strain Designations P66
Application
Used primarily as a pollinator in the TopCross(TM) grain production system
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Comments
Synthetic hybrid corn seed
Yellow dent corn
Used primarily as a pollinator in the TopCross(TM) grain production system
Adapted to southern, central, and eastern USA and southern Europe
seed content: 11.8 - 14.2% protein; 14.7 - 16.3% oil; 54.0 - 57.9% starch
tolerant of: gray leaf spot
resistant to: common smut
resistant to: northern leaf blight
resistant to: Fusarium ear rot
resistant to: southern corn leaf blight
Name of Depositor DuPont TopCross International
Isolation
derived from a cross of P66A x P66B
References

Bergquist RR. Synthetic corn hybrid P66. US Patent 5,936,143 dated Aug 10 1999