PHIL 99-1793


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VARIETY PHIL 99-1793
PARENTAGE Phil 93-236-3301 x Phil 8477
GROWTH HABIT Good germinator, fast grower and is erect to recumbent
FLOWERING No Flowering Observed
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS Broad drooping leaf blades.  Leaf sheaths are greenish purple with an inner unciform auricle with very few trichomes. It is self detrashing
STALK CHARACTERISTICS Medium size (2.99cm), waxy, cylindrical, dark yellowish purple stalks with corky cracks/patches. It has round eyebuds with wings.
YIELD CHARACTERISTICS Medium (1.89-2.14 LKg/TC) to High Sucrose (2.15 LKg/TC and above); High Tonnage (100 TC/Ha and above)
MILLABLE STALKS 2.37 stalks per stool at harvest
AVE. YIELD (6 Locations) 1.84 LKg/TC; 143.67 TC/Ha
YIELD POTENTIAL 2.12 LKg/TC; 170.69 TC/Ha
REACTION TO DISEASES It is resistant to smut, downy mildew and leaf scorch, and susceptible to yellow spot.
OTHERS *Phil 99-1793 performs best in SONEDCO, Mabinay and Passi Mill Districts in LKg/Ha significantly outyielding Phil 8013 and Phil 8477. It also obtained the highest average LKg/Ha and TC/Ha in 6 locations.