Phil 97-2041


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VARIETY Phil 97-2041
PARENTAGE Phil 90-0343 x Phil 92-3-0023
GROWTH HABIT Fast grower and erect to recumbent
FLOWERING Profuse
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS Medium width with erect green leaf blades. Leaf sheaths are light green with short sparse trichomes that are silvery white. It is self trashing.
STALK CHARACTERISTICS Medium size (2.76cm), conoidal shaped, yellowish green stalks. It is waxy with semi-bulging to flat triangular eyebuds.
YIELD CHARACTERISTICS High Sucrose (2.15 LKg/TC and above); High Tonnage (100 TC/Ha and above)
MILLABLE STALKS 2.54 stalks per stool at harvest
AVE. YIELD (5Locations) 2.15 LKg/TC; 107.68 TC/Ha
YIELD POTENTIAL 2.36 LKg/TC; 137.49 TC/Ha
REACTION TO DISEASES It is very highly resistant to smut, highly resistant to downy mildew, intermediate average to yellow spot and highly susceptible to leaf scorch.
OTHERS *Phil 97-2041 performs best in Ma-ao, La Carlota and Passi Mill Districts in LKg/Ha significantly outyielding Phil 8477 in all these 3 locations and Phil 8013 in Ma-ao and La Carlota. It also obtained the highest average TC/Ha and LKg/Ha in 5 loca-tions.