Early – maturing (FAO 190) three-way cross hybrid for all-purpose usage, developed by Agroindustrial Firm of Innovative Production OTBOR Ltd. In 2015 year the hybrid was registered in National Registry of Selection Achievements Eligible for Usage. This hybrid is recommended for forage usage in Central Region (3), Middle – Volgian Region (7), West Siberian Region (10) and for seeds in Central Black Earth Region (5) and Lower – Volgain Region (8).
This hybrid (in normalized dry substance) has shown the highest yield on Chistopol State Seed-Trial Ground in the Republic of Tatarstan in 2013, which was 514 hundred kilograms per hectare; and on Bolsheboldinskoe State Seed-Trial Ground in the Nizhni Novgorod Region – 403.2 hundred kilograms per hectare. The results are respectively higher than yield of standard hybrid on 210 hundred kilograms per hectare.
The highest yield of corn seeds, hybrid has shown during national crop variety testing on three State Seed-Trial Grounds in the Kursk Region. In 2013 the average result was 109.1 hundred kilograms per hectare and in 2014 – 83.2 hundred kilograms per hectare which is 3.5 and 11.2 hundred kilograms per hectare above, than yield of Krasnodar (Krasnodarskiy) 193 MV and Kaskad 195 SV standard hybrids, respectively.
Peculiarities of Darina MV are permanent flowering capacity large maize cob and high grain yield. Forage feed value of this hybrid increases greatly, because of large proportion of maize cobs in gross mass.
Disease and insect resistant to boil smut, European corn borer and lodging of corn stalks. Also, hybrid has shown normal resistance to maize cob fusariosis. Darina MV has yellow half dent seeds. Plant height is 210-280 cm, middle level of maize cob affixion.
It is strongly recommended not overstock sowing on bogharic lands. Recommended degree of density is 50-55 thousand of plants per hectare. On the moisty soil recommended crop density is 60-70 thousand of plants per hectare.