It’s a universal challenge for breeders. Keeping up with market demands in multiple climates and countries requires constant vigilance and feedback. Since it takes years to produce a new variety, predicting these market demands is especially important.
Check out these sweet corn varieties! With traits such as StaysRichGreen® (SRG®) , SuperSeedWare (SSW®) and HiGlow® technologies, these varieties are sure to please growers and bring customers back again and again.
An addition to the SSW® product line, new yellow SS3741 has excellent eating quality and is very productive. It has SSW® grower benefits―earlier stand establishment, stronger root systems, and larger seeds for easier planting.
For almost 100 years Abbott & Cobb, Inc. has been naturally breeding innovative, high quality sweet corn seed. With the introduction of patented technology SSW®, Abbott & Cobb has developed an extensive line of sweet corn varieties with enhanced qualities that benefit both commercial growers and consumers.
Head sweet corn breeder Dr. Bryant Long explains the multiple benefits of SuperSeedWare® (SSW®) corn varieties to growers, from sowing to shipping, and to consumers from shelf life to flavor and texture. SSW® technology is being combined in some cases with StayRichGreen® (SRG®) technology, which provides a deep green husk and enhanced photosynthesis.
SS28802MR is a new SSW® sweet corn with improved rust and NCLB resistance. In addition to having the natural SSW® traits, fuller seeds, stronger root systems and stalks, better germination and aggressive vigor, this bi-color also has SRG® benefits, such as significantly darker green plants, husks and thicker leaves that maintain well beyond maturity.
The early season sweet corn variety that blew away the competition has now been enhanced into an SSW® genotype. Like the original sh2 Early Riser, SS Early Riser has great early maturity, 68 days, in addition to SSW® benefits such as superb sweet taste, stronger emergence, stronger stalk and root systems, higher yield potential and greater vigor.