Sunflower seeds Arkona Sumo

  • IMPROVED IN 2021
  • THE HIGHEST YIELD HYBRID
  • RESISTANT TO ALL RACES OF DOWNY MILDEW
  • HIGHEST RESISTANCE TO DISEASES
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Production system: Sumo
Yield potential: 60 q/ha
Oil content:  51-53 %
Resistance to broomrape races: (A-Е) (5)
Technological solution: PREMIUM, OPTIMUM
Originator: NS Seme Serbia
Vegetation period: 104-107 days
Plant height: 140-150 sm

Recommended plant density at harvesting

In conditions of sufficient moisture – 55,000 – 60,000 plants/ha In dry conditions – 50,000 – 55,000 plants/ha

Expected yield potential and oiliness

Resistance level:

FLAKING, COLD RESISTANCE, LODGING 9 points
DROUGHT-RESISTANCE 8 points

Tolerance to pathogens

DOWNY MILDEW, RUST, PHOMOPSIS, COAL ROT, PHOMA LEAF SPOT 9 points
WHITE ROT, ALTERNARIA LEAF SPOT, SEPTORIOSIS, GRAY MOLD 8 points

New high-performance EVROSEM sunflower hybrid for Granstar (Sumo, Express). The hybrid’s originator is the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops NS Seme (Novi Sad, Serbia).

Arkona Sumo is a sunflower with high resistance to diseases, especially to downy mildew. Its potential yield is 60 c/ha. Seed oil content of the harvested crop is 51-53%.

Arkona Sumo sunflower hybrid can withstand a single application of up to 50 g/ha of Granstar (Express) herbicide to control a dicotyledonous group of weeds.

It is recommended to grow in the central, western and eastern regions of Ukraine. It has high resistance to lodging and flaking.

Advantages of Arkona Sumo sunflower hybrid:

  • tolerance to diseases and stressful environmental conditions
  • high yield potential
  • resistance to downy mildew.

Arkona Sumo sowing material is presented in Optimum and Premium technological solutions. Arkona Sumo sunflower seeds are treated with three fungicides, a complex microfertilizer and a growth stimulator based on phytohormone. This processing gives the crop all the opportunities for rapid and full growth at the beginning of growing season.