Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America – Sweetcorn (M-Z)

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Maine Tricross 32 – Breeder: Maine Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Pre G.C.B. class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1944.

Maine Tricross 39 – Breeder: Maine Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Pre G.C.B. class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1937.

Mainliner (S1206) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: hybrid, very spare tillers, deep strong root system; cylindrical ears with no dropped rows, blunt, well filled ear tips. Resistance: root lodging, ear smut, and stress. Similar: Midway. Adaptation: central and the north central United States. 1973.

Mainstay (SR-X 215) – Breeder and vendor: Niagara Chemical Division, FMC Corp. Characteristics: hybrid, processing, cream style or market, 14-16 row, tender, light silk, good husk ear. Similar: Tender Sensation. Adaptation: general. 1969.

Majestic – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 90 day maturity, Late Golden class, yellow kernels, 14-18 rows. 1961.

Majesty – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season processor. Resistance: Rust. Similar: Jubilee. 1989.

Majesty (SCH44134) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 78 days, bicolor, 7.8″ ear. 1997.

Majesty White (SCH89134) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 78 days, white, 7.8″ ear. 1999.

Maple sweet – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 63 days, se, yellow.

Marada (XPH2527) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, full season, uniform yellow type with attractive husk, flags and ears. Resistance: northern corn leaf blight race 1; tolerance to leaf blight, maize dwarf mosaic virus B. Similar: Bonanza, Gold Cup, and Iobelle. 1978.

Marcross 13.6 – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 70 day maturity, Early Carmelcross class, yellow kernels. 1937.

Mariah – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: early yellow shrunken-2, high quality, excellent cold tolerance. Similar: Northern Xtra Sweet. 1989.

Marketvee (VH 637) – Breeder: Horticultural Research Institute, Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: V664 x V574. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, late midseason, ears 16 rowed, 9″, exceptional tip cover, good eating quality. Similar: Gold Cup. Adaptation: northern United States and Canada. 1968.

Marquis (625) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: early shrunken-2 with good emergence and ear type. Similar: Early Xtrasweet. 1989.

Marvel – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season, yellow shrunken-2 processor. Resistance: common rust. Similar: 710 (Crisp N Sweet(TM)). 1994.

Marvelous (Cr8l02) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr 279 x Cr 286. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, heterozygous sugary enhancer, deep kernels for processing, home garden or roadside stand use; very tender pericarp holding tenderness long after prime maturity. Similar: Jubilee and Terrific. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Maverick – Characteristics: yellow, sh2, late processor.

Max (HMX 8392S) – Breeder: Ken Christensen. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 85 day yellow shrunken-2 sweet corn; ear diameter is 1.8 inches, length is 7.5 inches, with 16-18 rows. Resistance: good to rust, NLB, Stewart’s wilt and MDMV. Adaptation: U.S. processing as well as fresh market. 2003.

Maxigold (Golden Hybrid 61-3025) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Characteristics: hybrid, deep narrow kernel. Similar: Jubilee. Adaptation: northern United States.

Maxim (HMX 03695) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 81 day maturity, relative maturity, yellow supersweet, very attractive ear with refined kernels and good tip fill, attractive husk, good eating quality. Resistance: stewarts wilt, southern leaf blight. Similar: Zenith. 1993.

Maygold Sweet (Tendergold) – Breeder and vendor: E.May. Characteristics: good husk protection, superior rowing, sugary enhancer quality. Resistance: fusarium; tolerance to rust. Similar: May Tendergold.

Medallion (Hyb. 69-1689) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, mid-early processing type especially suited for whole ear freezing. Similar: NK51036. Adaptation: wide. 1976.

Medley (BC 2856) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: mid-early bicolor containing the se gene in the heterozygous state; has an attractive ear with superior sweetness and tenderness. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Harmony. 1988.

Megaton (HMX 1397) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: indeterminate plant type; grape tomato; fishbone clusters of 8-10 fruit of 17-20 g, high brix. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Mellogold – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, 2080 GDD, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1952.

Mellogold White Silk – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1957.

Mellow Yellow (2387) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, ears cylindrical, 16-20 rows with deep narrow kernels, good husk cover, and flags. Adaptation: northwestern and midwestern United States. 1980.

Melody (XPH 2642) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yielding canning type. Resistance: rust. Similar: Jubilee. 1988.

Merit – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, 1807 GDD, Golden Cross Bantam class, yellow kernels, 16-20 rows. 1961.

Merlin – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 84 days, se, yellow.

Mevak (XPH 2532) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early yellow type with excellent quality for processing. Resistance: tolerance to one or more races of bacterial wilt, common smut, and southern corn leaf blight. Similar: Reliance and Sugar Daddy. 1979.

Michelle – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1963.

Midway – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: 86 day maturity, 1809 GDD, Golden Cross class. 1962.

Millennium – Breeder and vendor: Sweet. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: an 82-day new-generation white hybrid combining the elevated sweetness of an SH2 with the tender pericarp of an SE; 8 1/2 inch ears and outstanding eating quality. 2002.

Milk N’ Honey – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 73 days, sh2, bicolor.

Miniature – Breeder: Crookham Company. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 10 rows. 1950.

Miracle (Cr SE8030) – Breeder and vendor: S.W. Marshall; Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr120 x Cr109. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, homozygous sugary enhancer endosperm, large ears. Similar: Remarkable. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Mirai 301BC – Breeder and vendor: Siegers Seed Company. Characteristics: bicolor sweet corn; taste, flavor, and ‘shipability’; tasty, loaded with sugar, and rich corn flavor; relative maturity of 76 days, 7 3/4 inch ear; 16-row count; good tip fill. Resistance: tolerates common rust and Stewart’s Wilt. 2005.

Missouri – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season yellow shrunken-2 processor. Similar: SS Jubilee. 1996.

Monarch Advance (Hybrid 75703) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, large eared Golden Cross type. 1963.

Monitor – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season processing hybrid; ear and plant characteristics should result in very good field yield and plant recovery. Resistance: single gene resistance to common maize rust. Similar: Renown. 1992.

Mont Blanc (HMX 0356 WS) – Breeder: Tom Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 79 day maturity; white Sh-2 fresh market type; ear 7.75 to 8.25 inches long with 14 to 16 kernel rows; highly resistant to most major diseases. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Montecarlo (BSS 4273) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: bicolor, shrunken-2 corn, 74 day maturity, 2nd early with good eating quality. Similar: Top Notch. 1992.

Moonbeam (XP 709) – Breeder: B.Long. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: late mid-season white type, bearing 7.5-8″ ears with 16-18 rows of kernels; high level of cold tolerance. Resistance: stewarts wilt. Similar: Silver Queen. 1982.

Moonglow (WH 2639) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, good quality, late, 87 day maturity, white, large, 14-16 rows ear; tall plant, 7-8″. Resistance: none. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: United States. 1971.

More (XPH 2652) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: processing sweetcorn with attractive ears and small pustule rust resistance. Similar: Jubilee. 1987.

Morning Star (S1208) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: O. and G. Characteristics: hybrid, fast early, more tender and higher flavor than most of the early class, high vitality seed suitable for early planting. Resistance: ear smut and tip blanking. Similar: Early Sunglow. Adaptation: northern United States. 1973.

Morning Sun – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 72 day maturity, Marcross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1957.

Mulligan – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season su1 hybrid. Resistance: rust, tolerance to Ht and stewarts wilt. Similar: Excellency. 1989.

Multigold – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 88 day maturity, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1958.

Mystic – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: yellow shrunken-2 supersweet hybrid with narrow deep kernel, large ear and good standability, excellent eating quality, good holding ability in field and after harvest. Resistance: common maize rust. Similar: Tribune. 1990.

Mystique – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Characteristics: mid-season, se, bicolor.

Napier (GH 2681) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, full season, 85 day maturity, yellow sweet corn for processing; long ears with straight kernel rows and above average eating quality; suitable for canning and freezing; including frozen cob corn. Similar: Commander. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Narrogold – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, 2034 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 20-18 rows. 1953.

Narrowmost – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 91 day maturity, 2210 GDD, Cogent class, white kernels, 20-24 rows. 1948.

Native Gem (352X278) – Breeder: D.Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: very high quality bicolor se sweetcorn. Similar: Spring Treat. 1993.

Natural Sweet 9000 – Breeder: University of Wisconsin. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: late yellow, processing type, shrunken-2. 1987.

New Jersey 101 – Breeder: New Jersey Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows.

New Jersey 106 – Breeder: New Jersey Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 70 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1953.

NK 75 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, Early Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1958.

NK 81 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 81 day maturity, Early Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1959.

NK 87 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 88 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16-20 rows. 1959.

NK 195 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1955.

NK 199 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 18-20 rows. 1954.

NK 1304 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1958.

NK 1710 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 80 day maturity, Early Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1958.

NK 51036 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 77 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1958.

NK M13 – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 72 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 8 rows. 1934.

Nordic (Sch4428) – Breeder and vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: early bicolor supersweet with good emergence and vigor, large ear. Similar: Sch4427. 1993.

North Star – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 67 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows.

Northern Belle – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 74 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1959.

Northern Belle L – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, second early, yellow, small kernel, high yield market corn with better tip cover than Northern Belle, which it resembles. Adaptation: sweet corn areas of the United States and Canada. 1963.

Northern Cross – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 73 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1938.

Northern Gold (7704) – Breeder and vendor: Pioneer Hi-Bred International. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, exceptional eating quality, early season, yellow kernel, white silk, long ear for season, 14 row count. Similar: Earlivee. Adaptation: northern United States and Canada. 1978.

Northern Light – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 69 day maturity, Marcross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1961.

Northern Xtrasweet (SCH 4004) – Breeder: J. Hove. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 67 days, yellow, 9.0″ ear. 1981.

Northern Xtrasweet Bicolor (SCH 4003) – Breeder: J. Hove. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 72 days, yellow, 8.2″ ear. 1982.

Northernvee (Polarvee A) – Breeder and vendor: Hort. Expt. Sta., Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. Parentage: Polarvee x V631. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, almost as early as Polarvee, better seed production and improved seed quality and ear appearance. Similar: Polarvee. Adaptation: northern areas. 1975.

Northgold – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 63 day maturity, 1543 GDD, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-10 rows. 1956.

Northland – Breeder: Maine Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Spancross class, yellow kernels, 10-12 rows. 1944.

Nothstine Dent – Breeder and vendor: Johnny’s.

Nova (SCH3867) – Breeder and vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: shrunken-2 white with strong emergence and seedling vigor, large ears with good tip fill and good eating quality. Similar: Sweet Magic.

Oasis (XP191) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 80 days bicolor sweetcorn heterozygous se, 8.5 ears have 16-18 straight kernel rows, medium green plants are 8-9′ tall, has tendency to produce 2 ears per plant. Similar: Calico Belle.

Obsession (PS 9364169) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: shrunken bicolor sweet corn with excellent shipping ability, life cycle of 73 days, ears 8.5 inches long and 1.7 inches in diameter with 18-20 rows; shrunken bicolor holding quality with kernels having SE characteristics. Resistance: intermediate to common corn rust and southern corn blight. Similar: Gourmet Sweets, Ultra Sweets. Adaptation: northeast, southeast and northwest U.S.; both fresh market and shipper. 2001.

Obsession Gold (PS 9381169) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: high quality shrunken 2 yellow type; matures in 81 days after planting; ears 8.5 inches long by 1.7 inches diameter with 18 to 20 rows; excellent package and shipping ability. Resistance: common corn rust (race 0),intermediate to northern corn leaf blight and Stewart’s wilt. Similar: AC 7100. Adaptation: NAFTA – Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Midwest U.S. 2004.

Odyssey – Breeder and vendor: Stokes Seeds. Characteristics: 80-day Sh2 bicolor; features widely adapted emergence and seed vigor; medium-sized 8-inch cylindrical ear with a tapered tip; dark green tight husks; 14 to 18 rows of well contrasted yellow and white; high sugar kernels. 1998.

Odyssey RR (Sch55144) – Breeder and vendor: IL Foundation Seeds. Characteristics: mid-late maturity bicolor, sh2. 1998.

Oh-So-Sweet (21856) – Breeder: Jim Waltrip. Vendor: Seminis-Petoseed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: main season 80-day cultivar, 8 inch ears 18 rows of tender kernels. Resistance: None noted. Similar: no cultivar like it. Adaptation: Wholesale and Home Garden. 2000.

Old Hickory – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Carmelcross class, yellow kernels. 1943.

Omega (3272) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 87 day maturity from emergence to harvest, 8.5-9″ ears, 14-18 rows, 1.875″ in diameter, 6.5″ stalk with ear height of 20″, deep kernel. Adaptation: United States, except for short growing season areas. 1977.

Omega MM (SE181) – Breeder: Illinois Foundation Seed. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: mid-season white homozygous sugary enhancer, excellent plant and package, excellent tip fill, high yielder; not the same as Omega from Northrup King and Co. (1977). Similar: Divinity. 1993.

Optimum – Breeder and vendor: Rispens Seeds, Inc. Characteristics: 73 day sh2 bicolor with scrumptious and tantalizing eating quality; ears are encased in a fancy package with well-filled ear and tip; very good husk cover against bird damage. 2005.

Orchard Baby – Breeder: Mr. Orchard, Canada. Vendor: Oscar H. Will and Company, Bismarck, North Dakota Characteristics: early, small plants and ears, but excellent quality and flavor. Adaptation: short season areas.

Orion – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season white shrunken-2 hybrid, combines the high eating quality of shrunken-2 hybrids with rust resistance, good ear characteristics and good seedling vigor. Resistance: single gene resistance to common maize rust. Similar: Pegasus. 1992.

Pacer (XP 1296) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: hybrid, midseason processor earlier than Midway. Similar: Midway. Adaptation: general. Asgrow Processor Catalog. 1970.

Pacer MM (SE152IFSI) – Breeder: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: first early bicolor homozygous sugary enhancer; nice plant, package and ear; sweet; exceptionally tender; not the same as Pacer from Asgrow (1970). Similar: Sugar Buns. 1993.

Pageant (Hybrid 2657) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, high row count, 18-22, early to midseason yellow type. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Jubilee, but earlier. Adaptation: short season areas for processing. 1977.

Paksweet (FMX263) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: red-tasseled shrunken-2 hybrid, dark green husks and flags. Resistance: tolerance to head smut. Similar: Kandy Kiss. 1990.

Paladino – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: rust resistant processor hybrid in the normal sugary-1 configuration. Resistance: rust, tolerance to Ht and stewarts wilt. Similar: Jubilee. 1989.

Paragon – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: one of the earliest bicolor homozygous shrunken-2 cultivars available on the market (at the time of release). Similar: Early Honey N Pearl. 1989.

Paramount (Cr8003) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr276 x Cr286. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, heterozygous se, single stalk, large ear with 10 row count. Similar: Commander and Jubilee. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Party Time – Breeder and vendor: Otis S. Twilley Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, super sweet type, 12-14 rows wide, deep yellow kernel; 67 day maturity, requires isolation, distinct cultivar. Resistance: stewarts wilt. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

Passion+ (PS 9381169) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: high quality shrunken 2 yellow type; matures in 81 days after planting; ears 8.5 inches long by 1.7 inches diameter with 18 to 20 rows; excellent package and shipping ability. Resistance: common corn rust (race 0),intermediate to northern corn leaf blight and Stewart’s wilt. Similar: AC 7100. Adaptation: NAFTA – Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Midwest U.S. 2005.

Patrick Henry – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Carmelcross class, yellow kernels. 1943.

Patriot (70-2367) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, better quality than most corns in this season. Resistance: tolerance to corn rust, Puccinia sorghi, headsmut, Sphacelotheca reliana and, Erwinia stewartii. Similar: Stylepak. Adaptation: northern half of the United States. 1974.

Peaches and Cream – Breeder: O. and G. Vendor: Burgess Seed and Plant Company. Parentage: O. and G. inbred lines. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, extra early, yellow and white kernels, tender, productive, exceptional eating qualities. 1967.

Pearl White (XP925) – Breeder: Dr.Long. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, white with 7.8″ ears having 14-16 rows, unhusked ears have 1.5-2″ husk cover; the plant is nearly tillerless; average 7′ in height. Resistance: stewarts wilt. Similar: Snow Cap. 1984.

Pearlcross – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Early Golden Cross class, white kernels. 1937.

Pearls N Gold – Breeder: Charter. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, white and yellow kernels, excellent quality for fresh or processed consumption. Adaptation: wide. 1967.

Pegasus (737W) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season white supersweet shrunken-2. Similar: later version of How Sweet It Is. 1989.

Penndale – Breeder: Pa. Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1950.

Peoria – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: 94 day maturity, 1944 GDD, Evergreen class, white kernels, 14-16 rows. 1949.

Phenomenal – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season bicolor homozygous shrunken-2 sweetcorn developed primarily for markets requiring dozens per acre case recovery and a 5 dozen crate. Resistance: Ht. Similar: Honey N Pearl. 1989.

Pilgrim – Breeder: Massachusetts Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1948.

Pilot (GH 1888) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 68 day maturity, yellow type for processing and fresh market; good early vigor; large ear for its maturity; good yield. Similar: Spirit. 1984.

Pinnacle – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 77 days, sh2, yellow.

Plain Gold – Breeder: Illinois Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Early Ioana class, yellow kernels. 1954.

Platinum Lady – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early season, high eating quality, white kernel and white silk, 14 row count, leaves and glumes have ornamental anthocyanin pigmentation. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Tokay Sugar. Adaptation: wide. 1977.

Plymouth – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 69 day maturity, Late Spancross class, yellow kernels. 1948.

Pocahontas – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 67 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels. 1948.

Polaris (HMX 8344BS) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 81 day bicolor Sh2, for use in fresh market as well as processing; ear averages 8 inches in length and 1.8 inch diameter with a 16-18 row count; ear is slightly tapered; similar to Candy Store, but with much improved disease resistance. Similar: Candy Store. Adaptation: U.S. 2002.

PolarVee (VH 631) – Breeder: Horticultural Res. Inst., Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada. Parentage: V642 x V64 1. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, extreme earliness, grows under low temperature, yellow, 12-14 rows, 5 days earlier than Spancross. Adaptation: northern areas including Alaska and Newfoundland.

Polkadot – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: hybrid, midseason, yellow and white kernels; good yield with attractive husk and ear on sturdy stalk. Similar: Butter and Sugar. Adaptation: northern United States. Joseph Harris Company Catalog, 1970.

Portcross 100 – Breeder: Maine Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1934.

Pot O’Gold – Breeder: Crookham Company . Characteristics: 87 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows.

Powerhouse (XP 08715864) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: dark green color, strong plant with average tip fill; 21 cm average ear length; nice cob diameter (5.2 cm); 18-20 average row count; light bright kernel color; deep kernels with excellent processed eating quality, very susceptible to Stewart’s wilt. Resistance: common corn rust, maize dwarf mosaic and northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Legacy, Golden Jubilee, Cinch. Adaptation: NAFTA processor. 2003.

Precedent – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: early normal, su1, processing hybrid. Similar: Reward. 1989.

Precocious (189 x 296) – Breeder: Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize, Stokes. Characteristics: 56 days, extra early yellow with high homozygous sugary enhancer eating quality. Similar: EarlyVee. 1986.

Presto (XP-R65H63) – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms. Vendor: Asgrow. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, a first early maturing market corn. Similar: Seneca Explorer. Adaptation: northeastern United States. Asgrows Your Crops, December 1966.

Pride and Joy – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season bicolor su1 with excellent eating quality when it was released in 1977 and a unique redness to the plant. Similar: Harmony. 1989.

Prime Plus – Breeder and vendor: Syngenta Seeds, Inc./Rogers Brand. Characteristics: surpasses the competition on tip-fill; pro-vides flavorful, cylindrical ears that look great loose or in tray packs. Resistance: common rust; tolerance to northern corn leaf blight and Stewart’s wilt. 2005.

Primero Hybrid (352aX245) – Breeder: D.Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: 2nd early high rowed se yellow with good ear length and husk coverage. Similar: Breeders Choice. 1993.

Primetime – Breeder: Rogers. Characteristics: yellow supersweet with 79 day maturity; long, cylindrical ears with good tip fill. Resistance: northern corn leaf blight, stewarts wilt. Similar: A & C 7210. 1994.

Princess White (S1228) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: hybrid, white, tight husk, unusually sweet flavor. Resistance: ear smut, ear worm. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: southern to north central United States.

Priscilla – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 67 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels. 1948.

Pristine – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: very early white heterozygous sugary enhancer hybrid. Adaptation: areas in the U.S. that use predominately white corn. Similar: Spring White. 1989.

Prominence (710DM) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: homozygous shrunken-2 processing hybrid with the double mutant, or sugary-1 shrunken-2. Resistance: Ht. Similar: 710 (Crisp N Sweet(TM)). 1989.

Providence (BC 4806) – Breeder and vendor: Syngenta Seeds, Inc./Rogers Brand. Characteristics: newest addition to the Triple-Sweet family; a main season variety; features long, well-filled slightly tapered ears and medium-green husk; superb eating quality. Adaptation: suited for roadside and local markets. 2005.

Punchline (XPH) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: second early shrunken-2 yellow sweetcorn 16-18 row hybrid for shipping. Resistance: northern corn leaf blight, stewarts wilt, smut. Similar: Challenger. 1993.

Punctuality (Variety 200 BC) – Breeder: David Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize Inc. Characteristics: se, bicolor.

Quantum – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season white shrunken-2 processor. Resistance: rust. Similar: Orion. 1996.

Queen Anne – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, NK 75 class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1963.

Quest – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: bicolor supersweet with 8″ ear and dark green husk; shipper type to the east coast; medium resistance H. turcicum and stewarts wilt. Similar: Candy Store, Angel Corn. 1994.

Quickie – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: very early bicolor hybrid in the normal, su1 category with some sugary enhancer input for eating quality. Similar: Sprite. 1989.

Quicksilver (WH115) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early midseason white with good husk and ear size for fresh market; adapted to mechanical harvest. Similar: Silvertreat. Adaptation: wide. 1978.

R11 – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 2260 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14 rows. 1955.

Radiance (Sch4489) – Breeder: University of Wisconsin. Vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: bicolor supersweet with good emergence and vigor and good eating quality, dark husk color, good husk protection, large ear size, 73 day maturity at Champaign, Illinois. Similar: Honey N Pearl. 1992.

Radiant (GH 2572) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: mid to late season processing type with 9.0-9.5″ ears. Resistance: moderate to stewarts wilt. Similar: Jubilee. 1989.

Rapidpak (E1502) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Parentage: Ferry-Morse inbreds. Characteristics: hybrid, early processing hybrid in Sugar Daddy season, holds quality extremely well for early type. Similar: Stylepak. Adaptation: general, except wilt production areas. 1974.

Recovery (FMX 92) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: midseason producing a well filled ear of good quality; ears are cylindrical to slightly tapered, medium narrow, medium deep kernels. Similar: Jubilee. 1983.

Recovery (XP 08715864) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: dark green colored strong plant with average tip fill, 21 cm average ear length, nice cob diameter (5.2 cm), 18-20 average row count, light bright kernel color, deep kernels with excellent processed eating quality. Resistance: common corn rust; intermediate to maize dwarf mosaic (strain A, B) and northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Legacy, Golden Jubilee. Adaptation: NAFTA, processing. 2003.

Red Magic (143 x 128) – Breeder and vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, bright red kernels at prime eating stage; high sugar content; midseason maturity, distinct cultivar. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Redgreen – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Late Golden Cross class, white kernels. 1924.

Regal – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season su1 type processor. Resistance: common rust. Similar: Excellency. 1994.

Regal Bantam Evergreen – Breeder: Crookham Company. Characteristics: 98 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1955.

Reliance (2580) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, second early, 75-78 day maturity, 16 row, yellow kernel, white silk. Similar: Golden Jubilee. Adaptation: corn belt. 1975.

Rely – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season processing type hybrid with high row count and a narrow deep kernel style. Resistance: leaf rust, common maize rust. 1989.

Remarkable (CrSe8031) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: CrSel x Cr109. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, homozygous se endosperm. Similar: Miracle. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Renaissance (HMX 0351 BES) – Breeder: Ed Snyder. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: Sweet Generation trademark; 70 day maturity bicolor type; ear 7.5 to 8.0 inches long with 14 kernel rows, attractive dark green husk; exceptionally tender kernels with very good sweetness; must be isolated from shrunken-2 cultivars. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Renown – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season processing type sweetcorn hybrid with high row count and a narrow deep kernel style. Resistance: leaf rust. 1989.

Researcher – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Golden Cross class, yellow kernels. 1960.

Resistall (Cr9011) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr8201 x Cr276. Characteristics: F1 hybrid. Resistance: maize dwarf mosaic virus. Resistance: tolerance to rust. Similar: Calumet. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Resister (NCX 243) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, late midseason, large attractive processing or fresh market hybrid; very deep kernels, tapered ears, adequate flag leaves for fresh market. Resistance: SCM, head smut; tolerance to BLB and downy mildew. Similar: NK199, Merit. Adaptation: Texas, Florida, southern California, Ohio, and Pacific North West. 1976.

Reveille – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: yellow, su, early processor.

Revelation (HMX 2370) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: exceptional eating quality; very early, vigorous hybrid with unique tenderness and quality; good emergence in cold soils; good plant standability; attractive husk package; 66-day maturity. 2005.

Revere – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: shrunken-2 supersweet bicolor, excellent eating quality. Similar: 730BC (Crisp N Sweet(TM)). 1990.

Reward (Hyb. 74-1720) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, high yielding for processing. Similar: NK75. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

Rise-N-Shine (XP 723) – Breeder: D.Cotton. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 69 day maturity, bicolor, heterozygous se sweetcorn; plants are 5′ tall and free of tillers; ears are 7.5″ long, blunt tipped with 12-16 kernel rows. Resistance: stewarts wilt. 1990.

Rising Star (SW 93:315) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, sugary enhancer, white; plants single stalked, 6-6.5′ tall; ears predominately 16-18 kernel rows; dark green husks have several wide stout flags. Similar: Showtime. 1994.

Rival (XPH 2565) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early processing hybrid with very good quality. Resistance: tolerance to smut. Similar: Reliance. Adaptation: wide. 1985.

Royal Crest (6651 and/or 54041) – Breeder: Northrup, King and Company. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, ears mostly 12 rowed, yellow kernels; selected for long husk and good flags and relatively free of suckers; matures in Spancross season. 1967.

Royal Delight (EXP83-576) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Musser. Characteristics: 94 day maturity, 98″ plant height, 9-9.5″ ears, green husk light silk color, 16-18 row count excellent uniformity home garden and roadside market. 1987.

Royal Gent – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Country Gentleman class, white kernels. 1952.

Royal Gold (27788) – Breeder: R. Patrick. 1954.

Royal Sweet (GSS6273) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, shrunken-2 with 8.5″ ear and 1.9″ diameter, processor trade. Resistance: Rp1d, tolerance to Ht-ES. Similar: Jubilee.

Ruby Gem (BC-5) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, bicolored corn, burgundy colored stalk, midrib and husk, 68 day maturity, high eating quality. Similar: Sugar and Gold. Adaptation: northeastern United States. 1977.

Ruby Pearl – Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co.

Ruby Queen – Breeder: Seminis. Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co. Characteristics: se, red, 75 days. 1999.

Rustler (HMX 6383S) – Breeder: Kenneth Christensen. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: high yielding sweet corn, possesses a good disease resistance package with a wide range of adaptation throughout many regional environments. Similar: Bandit. Adaptation: all growing areas. 1999.

Salute (XP 368) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, midseason processor with small cob, high row count and deep kernels. Similar: Deep Gold and Target. Adaptation: wide. 1974

Samson – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Characteristics: early, yellow, sh2, processor.

Savor (XPH 2619) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: hybrid, early, good quality. Similar: Rival, but earlier. 1988.

Scrumptious – Breeder and vendor: Robson.

Seneca 60 – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 63 day maturity, 1395 GDD, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 10-12 rows. 1934.

Seneca 60 II – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 63 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1964.

Seneca Arrow – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 77 day maturity, 1620 GDD, Late Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1952.

SEneca Arrowhead (RXB 6201) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: early, se, bicolor.

Seneca Beauty – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 65 day maturity, 1490 GDD, After Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1956.

Seneca Brave – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 90 day maturity, 1855 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1960.

Seneca Carmelcross – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, 1570 GDD, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1954.

Seneca Chief – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, 1795 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1946.

SEneca Dancer (RXB 8901) – Breeder and vendor: Robson. Characteristics: late, se, bicolor.

Seneca Dawn – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 66 day maturity, 1500 GDD, After Spancross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1943.

Seneca Daybreak – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 63 day maturity, 1395 GDD, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 10-12 rows. 1955.

Seneca Explorer – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 64 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1964.

Seneca Feather (Seneca 110) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms. Parentage: Robson inbreds. Characteristics: hybrid, small cob, cylindrical ears, two ears per plant. Similar: Seneca Chief. Adaptation: northeastern United States and Canada.

Seneca Golden – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 72 day maturity, 1555 GDD, Early Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1938.

Seneca Gold-N-Crystal (RXB 8501) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, relative maturity, 85 day maturity; 16-18 rows, bicolored kernels, white silk, heterozygous, sugary enhancer gene. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Sweet Sal. Adaptation: northern United States and Canada. 1986

Seneca Gold-N-Pearl (RXR 6801) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 68 day maturity, bicolored kernels, 12-14 rows with white silk, heterozygous sugary enhancer gene. Resistance: no tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Sprite Adaptation: northeastern United States and Canada. 1986.

Seneca Horizon – Breeder and vendor: Robson. Characteristics: early, yellow, su.

Seneca LV7 – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 91 day maturity, 1880 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1957.

Seneca MK-13 – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 89 day maturity, 1830 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 18 rows. 1963.

SEneca Nation (PS 7403 SEB) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: mid season, se, bicolor.

Seneca Paleface (RXP 243) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms Crop. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, white kernel, good quality midseason market corn. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: United States and Canada. 1978.

Seneca Pathfinder (RXP 193) – Breeder: and Robson Seed Farms. Characteristics: early, 10-18 rows, yellow, tender, tasty. Similar: Seneca Explorer. Adaptation: early market corn areas. 1976.

Seneca Pinto (Seneca RXP244) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms Crop. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, bicolor, full season. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

SEneca Pronto (RXY 6506) – Breeder and vendor: Robson. Characteristics: early, yellow, se.

Seneca Raider (RXP 518) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, high row, high yield, good quality midseason market corn. Resistance: stewarts wilt. Similar: Gold Cup and Seneca Scout. Adaptation: northern two thirds of the United States and Canada. 1976.

Seneca Scout (MK100) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farm. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, two eared, midseason, long husk cover, ears 16-18 rowed, small yellow kernels. Similar: Gold Cup. Resistance: maize dwarf mosaic. 1966.

SEneca Sensation (RXW 6801) – Breeder and vendor: Robson. Characteristics: mid season, se, white.

Seneca Sentry (Seneca RXP214) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, yellow kernel, extra large ear. Resistance: maize dwarf mosaic virus. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

SEneca Spring (PS 6402 SEB) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: early, se, bicolor.

Seneca Star (Seneca E24) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, yellow, 14-16 rows, early maturity, 1520 degree day maturity. Similar: Late Golden Beauty. 1966.

SEneca Sugarburst (RXW 7501ss) – Breeder and vendor: Petoseed. Characteristics: mid season, white, sh2.

Seneca Sunbeam – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 65 day maturity, 1490 GDD, Late Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1959.

Seneca Sunlite (RXP 356) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 76 day maturity, white silks, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Seneca Warrior 225. Adaptation: northern United States and Canada. 1987.

SEneca Tomahawk (RXB 6401) – Breeder: Paul Lilley. Vendor: SRS – Peto Brand. Characteristics: se bicolor, 64 day maturity, 7-8″ ear. 1997.

Seneca Wampum – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corp. Characteristics: 89 day maturity, 1830 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1957.

Seneca Wampum 61 – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 89 day maturity, 1830 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1962.

Seneca Warpath – Breeder: Robson Seed Farms Corporation. Characteristics: 89 day maturity, 1830 GDD, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1957.

Seneca Warrior 225 (Seneca 225) – Breeder and vendor: Robson Seed Farms. Parentage: Robson inbreds. Characteristics: hybrid, late midseason. Similar: Carmelcross with smaller kernel. Adaptation: northeastern United States and Canada. Robson Catalog, 1968.

Sensation 85 – Breeder and vendor: Schlessman. Characteristics: hybrid, Iochief type but ear easier to harvest. Similar: Iochief. Adaptation: general, except in Florida. 1970.

Sensor (XPH 2675BC) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: sweet, medium-early bicolor se. Similar: Calico Belle. 1991.

Sentinel (HMX 0394S) – Breeder: Ken Christensen. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 83 day maturity; yellow shrunken-2 type for use in fresh market and processing; high quality; ear length 8.0 inches; 16-18 rows; strong disease package. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Sequel (XPH 3049) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield and excellent recovery for a mid-season su1 type. Similar: Rival. 1994.

Serenade (XPH 3043) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: early se bicolor with smut resistance for direct marketing and short distance shipping. Similar: Sensor. 1993.

Serendipity – Breeder and vendor: Novartis. Characteristics: 82 days, bicolor, triple sweet. Adaptation: Northeast U.S., roadside markets, home garden trade.

Servo (XPH 3013) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: early, se endosperm, excellent processed recovery, high yield, good eating quality. Resistance: stewarts wilt, common smut, moderate resistance to common rust, northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Rival. 1993.

Shaker (XPH 3080) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: main season, shrunken-2 endosperm, excellent processed quality, bright yellow kernel color, high pack out yields for processors, good standability. Similar: Challenger, Jubilee. 1993.

Shasta (XPH3027) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very early shrunken-2 for processing where good recovery and eating quality combine for a unique product niche. Resistance: southern leaf blight. Similar: Challenger. 1994.

Sheba (XPH 3027R) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: early maturity, good recovery, good eating quality. Resistance: southern leaf blight. Similar: Early Xtrasweet Illinois.

Shield Crest (FMX 247) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: normal sugary-1 gene with excellent yield potential, dark green husks, good flags, ears slightly tapered and well filled, kernels deep and narrow. Resistance: rust. Similar: Stylepak. 1988.

Shimmer (XPH 3064) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: top yield and recovery for shrunken-2, superior eating quality, full season maturity. Similar: Tribune. 1994.

Shogun – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season, yellow shrunken-2 processor. Resistance: northern corn leaf blight and common rust. Similar: Tribune. 1994.

Shooting Star (HMX 8343BS) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 83 day bicolor Sh2 for fresh market use, mainly as a shipper type; ear averages 7.7 inches in length and 1.8 inches in diameter with a 14-18 row count; ear is slightly tapered; good resistance to all major diseases of commercial corn; similar to Twin Star, but with much improved ear quality. Similar: Twin Star. Adaptation: U.S. 2002.

Shortie (432) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: hybrid, full season plant 4.5′ tall with 8-8.5″, 16 row ear of good quality. 1972.

Showboat (Hy 58) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, bicolor, shrunken-2, plants mostly single stalked 6.5′ tall, 16-20 rows, husk cover over end of ear tends to be less than 1″, many flag leaves. Similar: Dazzle.

Showcase (GSS 3845) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: a mid-season shrunken-2 developed for fresh market and shipping; husk is dark green with numerous flag leaves; ear size is ideal for the proper crate count. Resistance: tolerance to rust and northern leaf blight. Similar: Florida Staysweet. 1988.

Showtime (XP186) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 76 day maturity, bicolor type, heterozygous se, 8-8.5″ ears with 18 straight kernel rows, dark green plants 6′ tall. Similar: Harmony.

Silver #9 (Hi bt comp3 y) – Breeder: J. Brewbaker. Vendor: U. Hawaii. Characteristics: white, bt1, conversion of Hawaiian Supersweet #9 (6 backcrosses). 1998.

Silver Beauty – Breeder and vendor: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Characteristics: unusually sweet and tender, white hybrid, good husk cover. Similar: Golden Cross but white. Adaptation: general. 1968.

Silver Belle – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Evergreen class, white kernels, 18-20 rows. 1958.

Silver Bullet (FMX 164) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early white hybrid with maturity comparable to Goldcrest; plants vigorous red-tasseled; ears cylindrical to slightly tapered, husks dark green with good tip cover and long green flag leaves. Similar: Spring White and Earliqueen. Adaptation: United States. 1986.

Silver Chief (XPH 2549W) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, white kernels, very high quality, straight rowed, earlier than Silver Queen. Resistance: tolerance stewarts wilt and northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Silver Queen. 1980.

Silver Choice – Breeder: Mesa Maize. Vendor: Burpee. Characteristics: se, white, 75 days. 1994.

Silver Cross Bantam – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 80 day maturity, 1897 GDD, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 12 rows. 1940.

Silver Cross Evergreen – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: Cogent class, white kernels, 16 rows. 1962.

Silver Cross Sixteen – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, 1985 GDD, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 16 rows. 1956.

Silver Cross Stowells – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 94 day maturity, 2238 GDD, Cogent class, white kernels, 16-14 rows. 1952.

Silver Dollar (HMX) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: white shrunken-2, 76 day maturity, strong seedling vigor and plant, thick stalk with lodging tolerance, attractive husk with short but adequate cover, 19 cm ears well filled easy to hand pick, sweet flavor with a tough pericarp. Resistance: tolerance to maize dwarf mosaic virus, stewarts wilt, northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Snow White.

Silver Gold – Breeder: Parks Seed Farms. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, class, yellow and white kernels. 1952.

Silver King (S1227) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: hybrid, white, large ears, high quality. Resistance: root lodging and dry weather stress. Similar: Silver Queen but earlier. Adaptation: from the southern to the north central United States. 1973.

Silver Midget – Breeder and vendor: Farmer Seed and Nursery Company, Faribault, Minnesota. Parentage: Golden Midget x Selfed line. selected five generations. Characteristics: very early, high quality, white. Adaptation: northern United States. K.E. Relyea, Farmer Seed and Nursery. 1956.

Silver Queen – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Late Golden Cross class, white kernels, 14-18 rows. 1960.

Silver Sensation – Breeder and vendor: Schlessman. Characteristics: hybrid, full season, extra sweet white kernel. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: general, except Florida.

Silver Streak (NCX2021) – Breeder and vendor: Moran Seeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, while kernels. 12-10 rows, high eating quality, tender and sweet; 10 days earlier than Silver Queen. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: northern and western United States. 1981.

Silverado – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 78 days, se, white.

Silvercross Cogent – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Cogent class, white kernels. 1962.

Silverette – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 79 days, se, white.

Silvergent – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 2068 GDD, Cogent class, white kernels, 16-18 rows. 1952.

Silverliner – Breeder: Corneli. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, 2040 GDD, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 14-18 rows. 1947.

Silver-n-Gold – Breeder: Rupp. Vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: 80 day maturity, homozygous se, bicolor type with 1.875 x 8.5″ ear, excellent disease resistance. 1990.

Silvertreat (S1226) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: O. and G. Characteristics: hybrid, white, cylindrical, good ear length for middle early market or processor. Resistance: tip blanking. Similar: Silver Beauty. Adaptation: from the central to the northern United States. 1973.

Sixpak (SCH22510) – Breeder and vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: shrunken-2 yellow with good emergence and seedling vigor, plants are uniform and sturdy with good ear package especially long husk protection, ears are 6.5 x 2.0″ and have blunt, well-filled tips. Resistance: moderate to rust and northern corn leaf blight.

Sixtypak – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: 88 day maturity, 1784 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1956.

Skyline (JX 873) – Breeder and vendor: Johnny’s. Characteristics: early shrunken-2 gene, bicolor supersweet type, relative maturity 73 days, good cold emergence, 14 rows of yellow and white kernels, good flag leaves. Similar: Paragon, Top Notch. 1988.

Slendergem (EXP MK9) – Breeder: G.Oswald. Vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: long slim ears, high eating quality, small cob. Resistance: no problems to date. Similar: Early Wonderful, Tendersweet. 1978.

Slendergreen (MK-9) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, long slim ear, high eating quality, small cob, 76 day maturity. Similar: Early Wonderful or Tendersweet. Adaptation: wide. 1978.

Sno-Pak (6654) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: hybrid, white Cogent, slightly earlier than Illinois 13. 1969.

Snow Cap (XP702) – Breeder: Long-Matheson. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: mid-season, 78 day maturity, white type with 7.5″ long ears and 14-16 rows, good flag leaves and tight husk cover. Similar: Silver Treat. 1980.

Snow Cap 84 (XP436) – Breeder: G.Ruttencutter. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, white with 7.5″ ears and 14-16 rows, good flag leaves and tight husk cover, excellent cold tolerance gives the ability for seedling emergence from cold soils, moderate tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Snow Cap. 1984.

Snow King – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 88 day maturity, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 16-20 rows. 1952.

Snow Queen EH – Breeder and vendor: Musser. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, high sugar white kernels, long ear, 16-20 rows, bred for fresh market and home garden. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Snow White – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 79 days, sh2, white.

Snowbelle (XPH 2562W) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, very tender and sweet, 5-7 days earlier than Silver Queen. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: wide. 1985.

Snowdrift – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, Snow King class, white kernels, 16 rows. 1965.

Snowmass (WSS4186) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 79 day maturity, white shrunken-2 with ears 1.8 x 8″, and 16-18 rows. Similar: Frontier, Even Sweeter, Pegasus.

Snowshoe (PS 6502 SEW) – Breeder and vendor: Robson. Characteristics: early, se, white.

Snowstorm (UFW 8029) – Breeder: B. Scully. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: white, sh2, fresh-market hybrid. 2000.

Sockeye (FMX 516) – Breeder: Ed Snyder. Vendor: Harris Moran. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 80 day maturity; yellow Su processing type; 8 inch long ear with 18-20 rows and 1.9 to 2.0 inch diameter. Resistance: Fusarium stalk rot. Adaptation: U.S. 2003.

Somethin Else – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: earliest white supersweet hybrid available on the market; Spring White shrunken-2 type. 1989.

Southern Belle – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 86 day maturity, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1962.

Southern Cross – Breeder: Vaughan’s. Characteristics: 72 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1947.

Spancross 13.3 – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 65 day maturity, C13 x C3 class, yellow kernels. 1946.

Sparkle Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 67 days, se, bicolor.

Spartan – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: early market hybrid with heterozygous sugary enhancer input; main characteristic is a large ear early with good eating quality. Similar: Aztec. 1989.

Spectacular (CR SE 8504) – Breeder: Callahan. Vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: high yielding mid-season homozygous sugary enhancer with excellent eating quality and outstanding holding ability. Similar: Miracle. 1987.

Spectrum (85-275) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Musser. Characteristics: mid-early maturity; homozygous; clean plant; good husk protection; 16-18 rows; cylindrical ear; use for local markets. 1989.

Speedy Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 63 days, se, bicolor.

Spirit (GH79-1901) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 67 day maturity; yellow type; good vigor; strong plant; good eating quality; 1.875 x 7-8″ ear with 14-16 rows. Similar: Aztec. 1983.

Splendid (Cr8101) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr288 x Cr291. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, large processing type car. Similar: Jubilee and Stylepak. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Splendor – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season su1 processor. Resistance: common rust. Similar: Excellency. 1994.

Spring Bounty (Spring Gold 122B) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, yellow, fresh market type. Similar: Spring Cold. Adaptation: northern United States. 1965.

Spring Calico (XPH2547BC) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, large, bicolored ears. Resistance: tolerance to one or more races of bacterial wilt, northern corn leaf blight, southern corn leaf blight, and maize dwarf mosaic virus. Similar: Harmony. 1980.

Spring Crystal (79WH26) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, white kernels, very dark green husk, excellent flag leaves and tight husk; excellent quality for early maturity; 64 day maturity. Similar: Spring White. Adaptation: Canada, the Great Lakes, and the northeastern United States. 1983.

Spring Gold – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 67 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1961.

Spring Rush – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 59 days, se, yellow.

Spring White – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: hybrid, early, white kernel, short ears and stalk; fair to good quality. Similar: White Dutch but earlier. Adaptation: northeastern United States. 1971.

Springsweet Super Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 82 days, sh2, yellow.

Sprint (GH2628) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 73 days, su, yellow.

Sprite – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: hybrid, early, yellow and white kernel, good yield of attractive medium ears with good husk, short stalk with two to three suckers. Similar: Spring Gold, Butter and Sugar. Adaptation: northern United States. Joseph Harris Company Commercial Catalog, 1971.

SRS 3373 – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Calumet class, yellow kernels. 1963.

SRS Cross – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1962.

SS Jubilee (GSS 3376) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: midseason, 82 day maturity, has the shrunken-2 gene, well suited for processing and fresh market. Similar: Jubilee. 1988.

Stampede – Breeder: Vaughan’s. Characteristics: 68 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1951.

Starbrite 81 (Starbrite 81) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: 408V.413Z x ES. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early type with purple midrib, leaf margin, and tassel with yellow anther. Similar: Early Sunglow. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Starburst – Breeder and vendor: Market More. Characteristics: cold soil vigor; bicolor type; early maturity. Similar: Topnotch. 1989.

Stardust (XP 107) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, white kernels, excellent seedling vigor, ear 7.5″ long, 14-16 rows. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Spring White. Adaptation: northeastern United States. 1981.

Starlet (MS-1) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, large ear, 16-18 rows, narrow kernel, excellent quality with good husk cover and flag leaves; Northern Belle season. Similar: Northern Bell. Adaptation: United States. 1976.

Stars-N-Stripes (Da25) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: bicolor, early, single se. Similar: DArtagnan. 1989.

Stars-N-Bars (81 H63 BG) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, bicolored, early, large ear, excellent cold tolerance. Similar: Early Crystal-N-Gold. Adaptation: northern United States, the Great Lakes, and Canada. 1986.

Starship II – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: 82-day bicolor Sh2 sweet corn that produces 8-inch ears on a sturdy stalk; dark-green, tight husk bears attractive flags; high yielder. Resistance: good disease package and added rust resistance. 1998.

Staygold – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: 88 day maturity, 2060 GDD, Aristogold Bantam class.

Sterling (Hyb. 78-2768) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, full season type with a refined kernel, well suited for processing. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Sterling Silver (E9501) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: white, 7-8′ tall plants with 2-3 ear placement; ears cylindrical to slightly tapered, 8-8.5″ long x 1.8″ diameter, attractive dark green husk and flags, 16-20 rounded, narrow rows of kernels. Resistance: tolerance to blight in Florida. Similar: Silver Queen. 1983.

Stetson (XP 8414657) – Breeder: Tara Jacoby. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: nice kernel color and style, high yield potential, SH2 Gene, yellow kernel color. Resistance: CCR. Similar: Prime Plus. Adaptation: Florida, midwestern and eastern U.S. 2000.

Streamliner – Breeder: Corneli. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, 2043 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1951.

Stylesweet (FMX 85) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: yellow tasseled full season shrunken-2 hybrid, long ear with good fill and narrow kernel, dark green husks with good flags. Resistance: tolerance to head smut. Similar: Unique. 1988.

Stylish (FMX 96) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: full season providing fancy narrow kernel of good quality. Resistance: tolerance to head smut. 1988.

Sucro (G.H. 76-3787) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers Brothers. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, full season shrunken2 gene hybrid with improved ear and husk characteristics; ear is 8.5-9″ long, 1.875″ in diameter, 16 rows of kernels. Similar: Illini Extra Sweet. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Sugar Ace (HMX 2350) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 84 days, se, yellow. 1989.

Sugar and Gold – Breeder: Eastern States Farmers’ Ex. Characteristics: 74 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow and white kernels, 8-10 rows. 1943.

Sugar and Spice – Breeder: Crookham Company. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, a white and yellow Golden Cross Bantam. 1965.

Sugar Buns – Breeder: D.Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: earliest high quality homozygous sugary enhancer hybrid available. Similar: Early King. 1989.

Sugar Cane (FMX 165) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: sweet gene or synergistic type, exceptionally long ears 9-11″ on a vigorous 7-10′ plant. Similar: Sugar Loaf. 1988.

Sugar Crunch (AV 2561) – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, improved supersweet, sh2/sh2 su1/su1, 83 day maturity, white silks, 12-16 kernel rows; deep yellow kernels, well filled ears; tight husk cover and good flag leaves. Resistance: tolerance to common rust, Puccinia sorghi. Similar: Florida Stay-sweet.

Sugar Daddy (E3555A) – Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Parentage: Ferry-Morse inbreds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, ears medium taper, 8″ long, 16 rows, light silks; kernels medium yellow, good flavor, tender; maturity in Carmelcross season. Adaptation: general. 1967.

Sugar Dots (755/74) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, strong, medium tall, midseason bicolor hybrid with longer ear, narrower and deeper kernels and better quality than Butter and Sugar; holds field quality well. Similar: Butter and Sugar. 1976.

Sugar Frost – Breeder: Crookham Company. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early white corn, cold tolerant. Adaptation: northern areas. 1966.

Sugar King – Breeder: Northrup King. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1958.

Sugar Loaf (3516) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, main season, 14-18 rows, yellow hybrid; about 25 percent shrunken2, sh2 kernels. Similar: Goldie. Adaptation: corn belt. 1977.

Sugar Prince Hybrid – Breeder: Canada Dept. of Agric. Manitoba. Characteristics: Golden Early Market class, yellow kernels. 1947.

Sugar Snow (40 x 315w) – Breeder: D.Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: early se white type. Similar: Sugar Buns. 1989.

Sugar Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Illinois Foundation Seeds. Vendor: W. A. Burpee Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, extra sweet shrunken2 type with 7.5-8″ ears, 16-18 rows. Similar: Illini Xtra Sweet. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Sugar Time (4798) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, ears 8″ long, 1.5″ in diameter, 14-16 rows, very sweet flavor from shrunken2 gene. Resistance: rust. Similar: Golden Cross. Adaptation: wide. 1978.

Sugar Treat (ARCO 5290) – Breeder and vendor: Arco. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, sugary1 shrunken2, 82 day maturity, midwestern, better husk cover than Florida Staysweet. Resistance: helminthosporium turcicum races 1 and 2. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: southern United States, Japan, and Taiwan. 1985.

Sugarcross – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 79 day maturity, 1910 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1956.

Sugarstar – Breeder and vendor: Market More. Characteristics: bicolor, 20 row count. Resistance: Northern leaf blight. Similar: Escalade. 1989.

Sugartender – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Tendercrisp class. 1964.

Summer Pearl – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 74 days, se, white.

Summer Sweet (8101R) – Breeder and vendor: Abbott & Cobb. Characteristics: rust-resistant, mid-season white sweetcorn; excellent emergence, vigor, and yield; medium-tall plants are tolerant to SW and northern corn leaf blight; 8 1/2 inch ears sport bright white kernels, a row count of 16 to 18, and excellent tip fill. 2002.

Summer Sweet 7200 (ACX 823310) – Breeder and vendor: Abbott and Cobb. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, shrunken2 gene type with good germination and vigor. Resistance: Ht. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Summer Sweet 7422 – Breeder and vendor: Otis Twilley Seeds. Characteristics: shrunken bicolor sweet corn; variety matures in 75 days and produces a cylindrical ear with a 14 to 16 row count; attractive dark green husk; flag leaves wrap around an excellent kernel contrast. Resistance: SW and NCLB. 1998.

Summer Sweet 7600 (ACX 824411) – Breeder and vendor: Abbott and Cobb. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, shrunken2 gene type with good germination and vigor, few days later maturing than Summer Sweet 7200. Resistance: Ht. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Summer Sweet BC 7700 (ACS 824412)&endash;Breeder and vendor: Abbott and Cobb. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, shrunken2 gene bicolor with good germination and vigor. Resistance: Ht. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Summertreat (CH 19) – Breeder: Canada Dept. of Agr., Ottawa, Canada. Vendor: W. H. Person and Company, Montreal, Canada. Characteristics: hybrid, average height 6.5′, 12 row ear with wide, thick kernels of good color; tender and sweet. Adaptation: Canada and northern United States. Can. J. Plant Sci. 49, 1969.

Summit (4017 and 4832) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company, Minneapolis. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, main season, white silk, yellow kernel, 16-18 rows. Similar: NK195. 1965.

Summit (FMX 413) – Breeder: Duane Jeffers. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: white, sh2. Resistance: common rust.

Sun And Stars – Breeder: Seminis. Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee and Co. Characteristics: sh2, bicolor, 80 days. 1999.

Sun Sweet (XPO71) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 85 day yellow sweet corn with 7.5-8″ ears and 16 rows of kernels; heterozygous. Resistance: stewarts wilt. Adaptation: northern United States. 1986.

Sun Volt HMX 3360S) – Breeder: Thomas Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: yellow SH2 shipping type, 80 day relative maturity, good husk appearance with fancy flags. Resistance: MM, CCR, Rpld. Similar: Bandit. Adaptation: California, midwestern and northeastern U.S., Mexico. 2000.

Sunbeam (NCX 2024) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 82 day, yellow hybrid for processing and fresh market; ears 8.5″, 20 row count, good tip fill and quality; refined kernel for excellent canned production. Similar: Stylepak. Adaptation: wide. 1985.

Sunburst Improved (5862) – Breeder: Northrup, King and Company. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, matures in same season as Morning Sun, which it resembles; selected for tight husk; white silk, yellow kernels. 1967.

Sundance (EB11) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, short sturdy, second early, 71 day maturity, yellow, 12-16 rows, 7.5-8″,; good quality. Similar: Spring Gold, Earlibelle. Adaptation: northern United States. 1972.

Sundial (HMX 8395E) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: heterozygous yellow se processing hybrid; high row count (20-22 rows) with a processing kernel style. Resistance: common rust, maize dwarf mosaic virus, stewarts wilt, tolerance to northern corn leaf. Similar: Cornucopia, More.

Sunglow – Breeder: Charter. Characteristics: Spancross class, yellow kernels. 1960.

Sunnyvee – Breeder: Ontario Dept. Ag. Hort Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 76 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1963.

Sunrise – Breeder: Charter. Characteristics: 66 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1956.

Sunset (XP3086) – Breeder: Todd Cutting. Vendor: SKS-Asgrow Brand. Characteristics: se, bicolor, late maturity, 9″ ears. 1997.

Sunshine State (5100) – Breeder and vendor: Keystone. Characteristics: hybrid, market type. Similar: Iobelle. Resistance: H. turcicum. Adaptation: midwestern and southern United States. 1968.

Sunup – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 65 day maturity, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 10-12 rows.

Super Chief (Code 559) – Breeder and vendor: Charter Seed Company, Characteristics: early hybrid, attractive, high quality ear. Similar: Seneca Chief. Adaptation: wide.

Super Time (ACR 2330) – Breeder and vendor: Abbott and Cobb. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, supersweet type with better germination and more vigorous plant type than original shrunken2 Supersweets. Resistance: Ht. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: wide. 1981.

Supergold – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: O.and G. Characteristics: fist early growth, thick stalk, long, edible period, high cutting percentage. Similar: Jubilee. Resistance: smut. Adaptation: northwest and northern corn belt. 1970.

Surecrop – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 86 day maturity, Late Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1959.

Suregold (HMX5375S) – Breeder: T. Kunkel. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: 83 day, sh2, yellow.

Suzette (Nun 8787) – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: shrunken-2 type, 85 days to harvest, yellow kernels, 16 rows, 20 cm long, suitable for fresh market and processing. Similar: NS9000. 1992.

Sweet and Slim – Breeder and vendor: Burpee. Characteristics: ears are almost cobless; 0.75″ cob diameter.

Sweet & Sweeter (020112) – Vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds-Asgrow Brand. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: 82 days to maturity from planting to eating, ear length 8.0 inches; ear diameter 1.9 inches; row count is 20 to 22; color contrast (yellow/white) is good, very sweet. Similar: Hollywood, Madonna. Adaptation: U.S. home garden. 2002.

Sweet Belle (XPH 2575) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, an advanced shrunken2 sweet corn adapted for shipping, local market, canning, and freezing. Similar: Florida Staysweet. Adaptation: wide. 1985.

Sweet BI and BI (Nun9027(88-4)) – Breeder: University of Wisconsin. Vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: shrunken-2 bicolor kernels, medium plant height, 9″ ears, 16-18 row count, very good tip fill, good husk coverage, 76 days to maturity, fresh market and processing. 1992.

Sweet Cheeks (HMX5346E) – Breeder: Ed Snyder. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: excellent eating quality, early maturity.

Sweet Comet (FMX 46) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: early yellow sweet genes type with potential fresh market and processing use; dark green husk, medium long flags, good tip cover, 8.5 x 2″ ears, 14-20 count rows, medium narrow, medium deep kernels. Resistance: tolerance to head smut. Similar: Honeycomb, Sugarloaf. 1987.

Sweet Dawn – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 64 days, se, yellow.

Sweet Desire – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 69 days, sh2, yellow.

Sweet Dreams – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 77 days, sh2, yellow.

Sweet Heart – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 65 days, sh2, bicolor.

Sweet Ice (HMX3356WES) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 74 day maturity, white, attractive dark green husk, 7″ ear, 14-16 rows and good tip fill; 3 endosperm are on the ear and combine to give good flavor and sweetness. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt and smut. Similar: Quick Silver-73W.

Sweet Magic (HMX 0368WS) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: medium early maturity 74 day maturity, white shrunken-2 with a high row count 16-18, strong germination and seedling vigor, 5′ plant height, 17.7 cm ear length, wide cob. Resistance: medium tolerance to stewarts wilt. 1994.

Sweet Rhythm (HMX 3354BES) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 70 day maturity, bicolor, dark green attractive husk, 7.5″ ears, 16-18 rows, very good eating quality, has se and shrunken-2 endosperm on the ear, good seedling vigor. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt, common smut. Similar: Seneca Brave.

Sweet Sal – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 80 days, su, bicolor.

Sweet Satin (HMX 5349 WES) – Breeder: Thomas Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: a sweetbreed hybrid, an SE crossed to sugary SH2, large ear, good eating quality with brilliant white kernels Resistance: MOM, Stewart’s Wilt. Similar: Argent. Adaptation: northeastern, eastern coastal, midwestern, U.S. and California. 2000.

Sweet Scarlet (EX8453657) – Breeder: Todd Cutting. Vendor: Seminis-Asgrow Brand. Characteristics: se, red pericarp, mid season. 1999.

Sweet Sixteen – Breeder: Vaughan’s. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1957.

Sweet Start (HMX 5386) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. 1989.

Sweet Success – Breeder: University of Wisconsin. Vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: late maturity, bicolor, shrunken-2, robust plant. Resistance: good polygenic resistance to common rust. 1987.

Sweet Sue (YW619) – Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: hybrid, midseason, yellow and white kernels of high quality, attractive husk and ear, good yield, fresh market type. Similar: Butter and Sugar. Adaptation: northern United States. Joseph Harris Company Catalog, 1972.

Sweet Sunrise – Breeder and vendor: Rispens Seeds, Inc. Characteristics: yellow 73 day super-sweet with excellent eating quality; has a nice husk package and ear shape. 2005.

Sweet Symphony (HMX2349BES) – Breeder: T.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, bicolor, good husk cover, fair flag leaves, light green color, 7-7.5″ ears, good tip fill, sometimes a small tassel tip, good sweetness and flavor with se and shrunken-2 kernels. Resistance: tolerance to common smut, stewarts wilt. Similar: Harmony.

Sweet Talk (XP 8462518) – Breeder and vendor: Seminis. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: shrunken 2, yellow fresh-market type; high yielding; double ear; main season (84 days to maturity); good green husk color and cover, good tip fill, ear length 7.5 inches, average row count 16–18 per ear, ear diameter 1.9 inch. Resistance: intermediate to Stewart’s Disease and Northern corn leaf blight. Similar: Super Sweet Jubilee, Bandit, Summer Sweet 8100. Adaptation: NAFTA – Southeast United States and Northeast United States. 2005.

Sweet Temptation (Dexp144) – Breeder and vendor: Dessert. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, sugary1 type. Similar: Illini Xtra Sweet Early. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

Sweet Tenn (4L-001) – Breeder and vendor: Keystone. Characteristics: hybrid, yellow market and home garden. Resistance: maize dwarf mosaic. 1970.

Sweet Time – Breeder and vendor: Otis S. Twilley. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, ultra high sugar content; 16 rows deep, yellow kernels, 84 day maturity, requires isolation, distinct cultivar. Resistance: Ht. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

Sweet Tooth (FMX 244) – Breeder: D.Jeffers. Vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: mid-season 82 day maturity, relative maturity with tapered ear and good fill; red tassels, dark green husks with medium flag, white shrunken-2 type. Resistance: tolerance to rust and head smut. Similar: How Sweet It Is. 1988.

Sweet Top (85-3161) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Musser. Characteristics: mid-season shrunken-2, dark green plants, excellent flags and protection, 14-18 row, 8-8.5″ long cylindrical ear, use for local and processing markets. 1989.

Sweet Treat (FMX 24) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: extra sweet with a cylindrical to slightly tapered, well-filled ear on a 5-6′ plant, dark green husk and long flags, yellow medium-narrow kernels with excellent quality. Similar: Candy Bar. 1984.

Sweetan Gold – Breeder: Corneli. Characteristics: 83 day maturity, 1948 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1948.

Sweetchex (AV 2523) – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, sugary1 shrunken2, su1/su1 sh2/Sh2, hybrid; 82 day maturity; white silks, bicolor with good husk cover and flag leaves. Adaptation: wide.

Sweeter Bi Far – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 79 days, sh2, bicolor.

Sweetie (AV 2519) – Breeder and vendor: Sunseeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, Improved supersweet, sh2/sh2 Su1/su1, hybrid in 82 day maturity; white silks; 14-18 kernel rows, yellow kernels. Resistance: tolerance to common rust, Puccinia sorghi.

Sweetpak (HMX 5393E) – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: heterozygous se processing sweetcorn hybrid, high row count 22-44, very tender pericarp, small kernel width. Similar: Stylepak. 1991.

Table Delight – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: O.and G. Characteristics: hybrid, early, cold tolerant for early planting, straight row, nontapered long ear. Similar: Golden Beauty. Adaptation: northern United States.

Table Treat (Hyb M344) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: single stalked plant, upright leaf, homozygous se, bicolor kernels, 8″ ear length, husks cover 1″ beyond ear. Similar: Lancelot. 1993.

Tablevee (VH735) – Breeder: Hort. Expt. Sta., Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. Vendor: Stokes Seeds. Parentage: V679 x V576. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, midseason, outstanding eating quality, more vigorous, fewer suckers and larger and longer than Tastyvee, 12-16 rows, yellow. Similar: Tastyvee. Adaptation: Ontario and the northeastern United States. 1979.

Tango – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: early maturing, processing type, sweetcorn hybrid with single gene resistance to leaf rust, good size ear and narrow-deep kernel, good field yields and plant recovery. Resistance: single gene resistance to common maize rust. Similar: Bingo. 1992.

Target (E2125) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, vigorous dark green plant, almost suckerless, early main crop, ears borne high on plant, 8″, medium taper, 18-20 rows, deep yellow kernels; processing type. Resistance: Stewarts disease. Adaptation: northern states.

Tartan – Vendor: Johnny’s. Characteristics: 84 days, sh2, bicolor.

Tastyvee – Breeder: Vineland Exp. Sta., Ontario. Characteristics: 73 day maturity, Barbecue class, yellow kernels. 1964.

Telstar (XP690) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: midseason, heterozygous se white type, low incidence of tillering, ears 7.7-8.2″ long with 16-20 kernel rows, plant height 6-6.5′. Similar: Snow Cap. 1990.

Temptation – Breeder and vendor: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Characteristics: early bicolor with outstanding eating quality; homozygous sugar-enhanced hybrid matures in 72 days in the Northeast; has tender, very sweet kernels set in about 18 rows of 7 1/2 inch ears; excellent cold soil vigor, good tip fill and exceptional husk cover. 2002.

Tender Beauty – Breeder and vendor: Charter. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, very tender, sweet, early midseason. Similar: Golden Beauty. Adaptation: main corn growing areas.

Tender Delight (84-1360) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Musser. Characteristics: 93 day maturity, dark green plant, ears 8.5″, quality excellent, tender pericarp, very sweet, yellow, homozygous se, home garden and local markets. 1989.

Tender Sensation – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Golden Sensation class, yellow kernels. 1964.

Tenderblonde – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, 1977 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1952.

Tenderchief – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, 1998 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1953.

Tenderchoice – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: hybrid, market or processing, very high natural flavor, long harvest period. Similar: Jubilee and Tendermost. Resistance: wind and high temperature. Adaptation: northern half of the United States. 1971.

Tendercrisp – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 83 day maturity, 1939 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 18 rows. 1959.

Tenderfine – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: 81 day maturity, 1965 GDD, Tendermost class, yellow kernels, 20-22 rows. 1960.

Tenderfreezer – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 83 day maturity, 1958 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1950.

Tenderfresh (S1210) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: O. and G. Characteristics: hybrid, early processor with texture and flavor as good as main season type. Resistance: ear smut and tip blanking. Similar: Foremost. Adaptation: central and northern United States. 1973.

Tendermost – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, 1996 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 16 rows. 1943.

Tendermost 20 – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 86 day maturity, 2012 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 20-24 rows. 1955.

Tendermost H – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: Tendermost class, yellow kernels. 1960.

Tendersure – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Beale. Characteristics: hybrid, cold resistant, slightly tapered, perfectly filled ear. Similar: Tendermost. Resistance: tip blanking and hot dry weather. Adaptation: Oregon to New Jersey. 1971.

Tendersweet (XP 1279) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: hybrid, very high quality, slender ear. Similar: Seneca Chief. Resistance: T strain southern leaf blight. Adaptation: eastern United States.

Tendertreat (Code 545) – Breeder: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: hybrid, main season, very attractive narrow kernels with long holding tenderness in a quality processor type, high yields. Resistance: heat and drought. Similar: Jubilee. Adaptation: south central and northern United States. 1973.

Tendervee (VH-641) – Breeder: Hort. Res. Inst. of Ontario, Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada. Vendor: O. Pick and Sons. Parentage: CO 105 x V 643. Characteristics: hybrid, exceptional tenderness and eating quality. Similar: Summertreat. Hort. Res. Inst. of Ontario Rpt. 1971.

Tere Bonito – Breeder: Big Crop. Characteristics: medium tall, excellent stalk strength, semi erect leaves with good ear retention, good heat and drought tolerance recommended for plant populations of 22,000 – 23,000. 1989.

Terminator – Breeder: W.Lough. Vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-main season, su1 processing hybrid. Resistance: maize dwarf mosaic virus and rust; tolerance to stewarts wilt. Similar: Excellency. 1989.

Terrific (Cr8002) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Parentage: Cr276 x Cr286. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, heterozygous se, deep kernels, for processing, home garden, or roadside stand, very tender pericarp, holding tenderness long after prime maturity. Similar: Jubilee, Stylepak. Adaptation: wide. 1982.

Thermal (XPH 2557) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, midseason yellow shipper Similar: Comanche. Adaptation: southwestern United States. 1983.

Titan – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: main season, yellow sh2 processor. Resistance: MDMV, CCR (Rpld). Similar: Trigger. Adaptation: North America. 2000.

Titan (XP 276) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Parentage: closed; F1 hybrid; Asgrow inbreds. Characteristics: main season, high yielding and vigorous. Resistance: excellent to bacterial wilt. Adaptation: mid-Atlantic and south central United States. 1964.

Tokay Sugar – Breeder: Crookham Company. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Carmelcross class, white kernels, 10 rows. 1955.

Topacio (HMX8396) – Breeder: K.Christensen. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 85 day maturity, yellow sugary-1 cultivar, tall plant, used for fresh market and processing, 8-8.5″ long ears with a narrow cob, 16-18 rows, good husk cover and flag leaves. Resistance: rust, maize dwarf mosaic virus, stewarts wilt, northern corn leaf blight tolerance.

Topaz (GH 2759) – Breeder and vendor: Rogers-Northrup King. Characteristics: yellow, se sweetcorn, 83 day maturity, excellent tip fill and ear length. Resistance: rust, Rp1d. Similar: Excellency, Northrup 199. 1993.

Top-Notch – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 73 days, sh2, bicolor.

Topsweet – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Tendermost class, yellow kernels. 1964.

Toro 3303 – Breeder: Big Crop. Characteristics: single cross hybrid, medium tall with excellent stalk, upright, good ear retention. Adaptation: high plant population: 24,000 – 28,000. 1989.

Tracer (XPH 3090) – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: high yield and recovery, good seed and eating quality. Resistance: Rp1d, smut, moderate to southern leaf blight. Similar: More.

Treasure (SCH7673) – Breeder and vendor: Illinois Foundation Seed. Characteristics: white supersweet with good eating quality and good emergence and vigor, good ear package, straight rowing, high row count, good ear size, maturity 83 days at Champaign, Illinois. Similar: Silver Xtra-Sweet resistance general. 1992.

Treasure Gold – Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1956.

Treasure Gold 103 – Breeder: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1959.

Tribune – Breeder: W.Lough. Vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: shrunken-2 for processors. Resistance: Ht and rust. Similar: 725 (Crisp N Sweet(TM)). 1989.

Trigger – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season yellow shrunken-2 processor. Resistance: Ht 1 and 2. Similar: 710 (Crisp N Sweet(TM)). 1996.

Tri-Gold (6954) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: hybrid, midseason; 16-20 rows of deep, narrow, yellow kernels of very good quality, high ear placement on 6.5′ plant with yellow tassel and white silk. 1972.

Trinity – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Characteristics: early mid – season, se, bicolor.

Tripod – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: early maturity, processing type, sweetcorn hybrid with single gene resistance to leaf rust, excellent kernel type for season. Similar: Bingo, but earlier. Resistance: single gene to common and maize rust. 1992.

Tri-Sweet – Breeder and vendor: Stokes. Characteristics: 68 days, se, bicolor.

Triton – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: rust resistant yellow shrunken-2 (supersweet) hybrid with large ear and a narrow deep kernel, excellent eating quality; has the ability to hold quality in the field and after harvest. Similar: Tribune. 1990.

Triumph – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: main season processor. Resistance: rust. Similar: Excellency.

Triumphant (SRX 207) – Breeder and vendor: Niagara Chemical Division, FMC Corp. Characteristics: main season processing hybrid, ears 16-18 rows, well filled, good husk cover, tender, excellent holding. Adaptation: midwestern and mid-Atlantic United States.

Triumphant II (NCX 232) – Breeder and vendor: Niagara Chemical Division, FMC Corp. Characteristics: hybrid, midseason, fresh market type with attractive ears of excellent quality, two days earlier than Triumphant. Similar: Triumphant. Adaptation: general. 1972.

Tuxedo (270 x 238) – Breeder: Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: beautiful ear with outstanding husk appearance and homozygous sugary enhancer eating quality. Similar: Miracle. 1987.

Twice-as-Nice (XP 008) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, 80 day bicolor shrunken2, sh2 hybrid with 7.5-8″ ears averaging 14-18 rows of kernels; plants are 6-7′ tall. Similar: Summer Sweet Brand Bicolor 7802. Adaptation: eastern United States. 1987.

Twi-Light (XP 147) – Breeder and vendor: Agway. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, bicolor, homozygous se genotype, ears are 8-8.5″ long with 18-22 kernel rows, ear tips are blunt, plant height is 6.5′. Similar: Sparkle Sweet. 1990.

Twin Star (HMX6364BS) – Breeder: Dr. Thomas A. Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran Seed Co. Characteristics: main season, sh2, bicolor, multiple disease resistance.

Ultimate – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 83 days, sh2, yellow.

Ultrasweet (5E.YT) – Breeder and vendor: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Characteristics: crisp but tender, high natural flavor; plant adapted to narrow row planting. Resistance: wind and bird damage. 1968.

Ultratender – Breeder and vendor: Sweet Corn Genetic Service. Characteristics: processing hybrid, brilliant gold color, high cutting percentage, holds well. Resistance: smut, drought, and wind. Adaptation: main corn areas. 1968.

Upmost – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 72 days, sh2, yellow.

Upstart (HMX 83865) – Breeder: T.A.Natti. Vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 74 day maturity, yellow supersweet, good seedling and cold soil vigor, strong tipfill, high row count 16-18, attractive husk with good husk cover, 7″ ear length. Resistance: medium to stewarts wilt. 1993.

USDA 81-1 x 471-U6 – Breeder: USDA Purdue University. Characteristics: 85-90 day maturity, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 12-14 rows. 1953.

Vail – Breeder and vendor: Novartis. Characteristics: 78 days, white, sh2.

Valley Gold – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Calumet class, yellow kernels. 1961.

Valley Market (E5575C) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: hybrid, market, 14-16 row, fair to good quality, good ear length. Similar: Florigold. Resistance: h. turcicum and sugar cane mosaic. Adaptation: central Florida and California.

Vanguard – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: 3-way hybrid, heterozygous se bicolor type. Resistance: rust, maize dwarf mosaic virus. Similar: Sweet G-90. 1996.

Vantage EH (84-1209) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Musser. Characteristics: 85 days maturity medium height sturdy plant, ears are long slender, kernels are deep and tender, rowing and tip fill excellent, yellow heterozygous, processing. 1986.

Viceroy – Breeder and vendor: Crookham. Characteristics: mid-season maturity, bicolor homozygous shrunken-2 sweetcorn. Resistance: tolerance to Ht, rust and stewarts wilt. Similar: Honey N Pearls. 1989.

Victor (FMX 329) – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse. Characteristics: strong plant, good vigor, erect appearance, dark green husk color, good flag leaves, ear 7.5-8.5″ x 1.9-2″. Resistance: moderate to northern leaf blight, head smut.

Victory Chief – Breeder: F. H. Woodruff and Sons. Vendor: Div. Associated Seed Growers. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 1958 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows. 1956.

Victory Golden – Breeder: F. H. Woodruff and Sons. Vendor: Div. Associated Seed Growers. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 1958 GDD, Guide Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1947.

Viking (GH 2683) – Breeder: L.Hansen. Vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 85 day maturity yellow sweetcorn, 16 to 20 rows, ears 8.5 to 9″ long, suitable for processing or fresh market. Resistance: common smut. Similar: Napier, Commander. 1990.

Vision – Breeder and vendor: Siegers Seed Company. Characteristics: 75-day yellow sweetcorn with good emergence and early vigor; ears have glossy kernels, straight rows, and excellent tip fill, best part is its eating quality; juicy kernels. 2005.

Vit – Breeder and vendor: Nunhems. Characteristics: dark green, round leaves early and very productive. Resistance: downy mildew.

Viva (XPH 2654W ) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: white se, grows well, petite ears with refined appearance and good taste. Similar: Snowbelle. 1990.

Voyager (Hybrid 55) – Breeder and vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: 78 day maturity, yellow shrunken-2 genotype, plants are single stalked, 6-6.5′ tall, ears are 8-8.5″ with 14-18 kernel rows, mostly 16-18 rows, husk is very tight. Similar: SS7210. 1994.

W800 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 80 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels, 8 rows. 1947.

W900 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, Carmelcross-Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1953.

W909 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 82 day maturity, Carmelcross-Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12 rows. 1957.

W950 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 90 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1953.

Waimanalo Supersweet (Hi346c x Hi38c ) – Breeder: J. Brewbaker. Vendor: U. Hawaii. Characteristics: yellow bt1 Hi36c x Hi38c, tropical high quality. 1997.

Wampum – Breeder: J.R.Baggett, Oregon State Agr. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: early maturity, small ear and kernel, wide range of color. 1992.

Washington – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 75 day maturity, Carmelcross class, yellow kernels. 1947.

Welcome (V 206 Exp BC10173) – Breeder: David Galinat. Vendor: Mesa Maize Inc. Characteristics: early bicolor, se.

White Cross Bantam – Breeder: Iowa State and Crookham Company. Characteristics: 98 day maturity, Golden Cross class, white kernels, 12-14 rows. 1949.

White Diamond (CSEXP 330) – Breeder: Dr.Whitwood. Vendor: Charter. Characteristics: high quality white type, 8″ ear, 16-18 rows, excellent husk protection and tip cover, attractive green plant, medium long flags, heterozygous se, good cold tolerance and early vigor. Similar: Silver Treat. 1994.

White Dutch – Breeder: Eastern States Farmers’ Ex. Characteristics: 84 day maturity, Carmelcross class, white kernels, 16-18 rows. 1963.

White Giant – Breeder: Eastern States Farmers’ Ex. Characteristics: 97 day maturity, Evergreen class, white kernels, 18-20 rows. 1963.

White Gold – Breeder: Crookham Company. Characteristics: 95 day maturity, Carmelcross class, white kernels, 14 rows. 1955.

White Jewel – Breeder: Eastern States Farmers’ Ex. Characteristics: 83 day maturity, Carmelcross class, white kernels, 14-12 rows. 1956.

White Knight (XPH 2554 W) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, white corn 4 days earlier than Silver Queen. Resistance: tolerance to stewarts wilt and smut. Similar: Comet. Adaptation: wide. 1984.

White Lightening (Cr W7604) – Breeder and vendor: Crookham Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, main season, high eating quality, white kernel and silk; 16 row count. Resistance: northern leaf blight. Similar: Silver Queen. Adaptation: wide. 1977.

White Magic – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 73 days, su, white.

White Satin (XP 705) – Breeder: B.Long. Vendor: Agway. Characteristics: early maturing white with excellent seedling vigor in cold soils, ears average 7.5″ long with 14-16 rows of kernels, the plant has a low incidence of tillering, good tolerance to stewarts wilt. Resistance: birds. Similar: Stardust. 1983.

White Silk Iochief – Breeder: Seed Res. Specialists. Characteristics: Iochief class, yellow kernels. 1959.

White Sunglow – Breeder and vendor: Charter Research. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early white hybrid, uniform, well filled, 14 rows. Adaptation: wide. 1978.

Whiteout TSW (MXH 11181W) – Breeder and vendor: Mesa Maize. Characteristics: 73-day homozygous tablesweet SE white with 8-inch ears, 16 rows of bright white kernels; sturdy, clean, vigorous, featuring a classy package and ear conformation. 2002.

Wilda’s Pride – Breeder and vendor: Harris Seeds. Characteristics: ornamental corn; one of the most unique ornamentals in today’s market; large ears with a wide diversity of colors measure 8 to 11 inches and are produced on tall, sturdy plants. 1998.

Wilson – Breeder: Connecticut Agric. Exp. Sta. Characteristics: 96 day maturity, Cogent class, yellow kernels. 1946.

Windham – Breeder and vendor: Novartis. Characteristics: 79 days, white, sh2. Resistance: Common Rust (Rp1d).

Winstar – Breeder and vendor: Syngenta Seeds, Inc./Rogers Brand. Characteristics: full-season shipper, exceptionally clean plant; has a short shank that pulls easy and attractive dark-green ears. Resistance: strong disease package including resistance to common rust and tolerance to northern leaf blight and Stewart’s wilt. 2005.

Wintergarden – Breeder: Rogers Brothers Company. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, Iobelle class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1959.

Wintergreen (XP277) – Breeder: Crookham Company and Asgrow. Parentage: closed; involves Iowa and Crookham inbreds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, attractive, well filled ear, for market, good resistance to northern leaf blight helminthosporium turcicum and bacterial wilt. Adaptation: Florida and general. Asgrow Descriptive Catalog of Vegetables, No. 20. 1966.

Wisc. Golden 870 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 83 day maturity, 1453 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 880 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 1531 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 14-16 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 890 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 89 day maturity, 1574 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 901 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 90 day maturity, 1599 GDD, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-18 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 910 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, 1642 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 920 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 92 day maturity, 1642 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 930 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 96 day maturity, 1708 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-20 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 940 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 97 day maturity, 1730 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-20 rows. 1962.

Wisc. Golden 960 – Breeder: Agronomy Dept. University Wisconsin. Characteristics: 98 day maturity, 1744 GDD, Iochief class, yellow kernels, 16-20 rows. 1962.

Wisconsin Natural Sweet (WisCropImp) – Breeder: University of Wisconsin. Characteristics: late, yellow, shrunken-2, processing, tall robust plant. 1982.

Wizard (XPH 3130 BC) – Breeder: Todd Cutting. Vendor: Seminis Veg Seeds-Asgrow Brand. Characteristics: se, bicolor, 76 days.

Wonderful – Breeder: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: 81 day maturity, Golden Cross class, yellow kernels, 12-16 rows.

Wondergold (6657) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: hybrid, while silk, 18 row, narrow deep kernels. Similar: NK199

Wondersweet – Breeder: Crookham Company. Vendor: Joseph Harris Company. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early extra sweet shrunken2 gene type, fair husk and ear appearance; for fresh and roadside marketing. Similar: 011, and Early Extra Sweet. Adaptation: wide. 1979.

Woodruff Earligold – Breeder: F. H. Woodruff and SonsDiv. Asgrow. Characteristics: 70 day maturity, 1596 GDD, Spancross class, yellow kernels, 12-14 rows. 1940.

WSS3680 – Breeder and vendor: Rogers. Characteristics: 83 days, sh2, white.

Xtrasweet 4427 (SCH 4427) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 70 days, bicolor, 7.5″ ear. 1988.

Xtrasweet 5005 (SCH 5005) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 80 days, yellow, 8.2″ ear. 1989.

Xtrasweet 55146 (SCH55146) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 82 days, bicolor, 7.8″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 171a (SCH90571 RR) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 71 days, yellow, 16-18 kernel rows. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 175a (SCH90572) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 75 days, yellow, 7.5″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 176a (SCH90582) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 76 days, yellow, 8.2″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 177a (SCH90581) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 77 days, yellow, 7.5″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 178a (SCH63352) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 78 days, yellow, 7.25″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 179a (SCH73112) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 79 days, yellow, 8.5″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 182a (SCH90589) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 79 days, yellow, 7.8″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 270a (SCH86815) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 70 days, bicolor, 8.0″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 271a (SCH96004) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 71 days, bicolor, 7.25″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 272a (SCH86126) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 72 days, bicolor, 8.0″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 273a (SCH74021) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 73 days, bicolor, 7.25″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 275a (SCH96874) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 75 days, bicolor, 7.8″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 276a (SCH96871) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 76 days, bicolor, 8.0″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 277a (SCH86810) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 77 days, bicolor, 7.5″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 278a (SCH74066) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 78 days, bicolor, 7.8″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 282a (SCH65145) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 82 days, bicolor, 7.5″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 372a (SCH98013) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 72 days, white, 7.5″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 374a (SCH98001) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 74 days, white, 7.5″ ear. 1999.

Xtra-Tender Brand 376a (SCH98002) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 72 days, white, 7.5″ ear. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 378a (SCH98014) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 72 days, white, 16-18 kernel rows. 2000.

Xtra-Tender Brand 382a (SCH98015) – Breeder: P. Mosely. Vendor: IFSI. Characteristics: 82 days, white, 7.5″ ear. 2001.

Yankee Belle (XPH 2559 sh2) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, medium-early yellow shrunken2. Adaptation: northern United States. 1983.

Yieldcross – Breeder: Michael-Leonard Company. Characteristics: 87 day maturity, 2110 GDD, Cogent class, yellow kernels, 16-18 rows. 1954.

Yukon (6618) – Breeder and vendor: Northrup, King and Company. Characteristics: hybrid, white silk, Carmelcross season, 16 rows, yellow. Similar: Queen Ann. 1969.

Zenith – Breeder and vendor: Harris Moran. Characteristics: 81 days, sh2, yellow.

Zest (XPH 3017W ) – Breeder: Asgrow. Characteristics: white se, very fine flavor and tenderness. Similar: Snowbelle. 1990.