FM 1888GL Variety

FM 1888GL gets up and gets going. This new variety is ideal for growers who need strong performance with weed management flexibility, but farm in an area with historically low worm pressure. FM 1888GL starts strong with good early-season vigor and shows outstanding yield potential and high gin turnout.

Variety Advantages

  • Outstanding yield potential
  • Stable performance across the High Plains region
  • Resistant to bacterial blight
  • Good early-season vigor
  • High gin turnout
  • Good storm tolerance
  • Liberty® and glyphosate herbicide tolerant

 

Geographic Region

High and Rolling Plains of the Southwest

FM 1888GL map


Comparative Fiber Quality

LENGTH UNIFORMITY STRENGTH MICRONAIRE
1.19 82.7 31.7 3.9


Agronomic Considerations

DISEASE TOLERANCE  
RKN/FUSARIUM WILT VERTICILLIUM WILT BACTERIAL BLIGHT RESISTANCE PLANT REGULATOR REQUIREMENTS
Fair Fair Resistant FM 1888GL 


Variety Characteristics

LEAF PUBESCENCE MATURITY STORM TOLERANCE* HEIGHT/GROWTH HABIT
Semi-Smooth Early/Medium 7 Medium/Moderate

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*Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.

Descriptions and values reported are to give a relative comparison among varieties.

Actual values will be influenced by growing conditions.

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