GT-543CGS has a great combination of agronomic tolerances and of course yield. Maximum phytopthora resistance, good against SDS and frogeye, excluder of salt, cyst resistant, STS tolerant and stem canker resistant. A top choice for great yields wherever you plant them.

Key Strengths

  • Durable variety that has southern adaptation
  • Great disease package
  • Strong overall disease package
  • Excellent agronomic package
  • Attains good plant height

Management Tips

  • Responds best in row situations
  • Excluder of salt
  • A tough variety that consistently delivers
  • Excellent phytopthora scores
Yield Capability 80
Emergence 60
Phytophthora 90
SDS 70
Standability 60
Shatter Resistance 80
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Category General Characteristics
Maturity & Herbicide Maturity Group V
Relative Maturity 5.4
Herbicide Tolerance RR/STS
Plant Description Plant Height 45″
Canopy Type M
Pubescence Color T
Flower Color W
Hilum Color BL
Approximate Seeds / lb. 2800
Production Ratings Emergence Rating 6
Standability 6
No-Till Adaption 6
Iron Chlorosis NA
Shatter Resistance 8
Population Guidelines Drill Adapted 6
Drilled 190,000
15” Rows 165,000
20” Rows 150,000
30” Rows 140,000
Disease & Insect Ratings Phytophthora Resistance 1K
Phytophthora Tolerance 8
SCN Resistance R3, MR14
SDS Tolerance 7
White Mold NA
Brown Stem Rot R
Frog Eye Leaf Spot 8
Stem Canker R
Root Knot Nematode NA
Salt EXC
Rating Scale: 1-2 / Poor | 3-4 / Fair | 5-6 / Good | 7-8 / Very Good | 9 / Excellent
Plant Type: Th / Thin | M / Medium | B / Bushy
Pubescence: G / Grey | T / Tan | LT / Light Tawny
Flower Color: P / Purple | W / White
Hilum Color: BL / Black | G / Grey | IB / Imperfect Black | IY / Imperfect Yellow | BR / Brown | BF / Buff | Y / Yellow
Rating Scale: S / Susceptible | R / Resistant | MR / Moderate Resistance | T / Tolerant