It is a polygenic event that increases the number of grains per ear, being possible for the expansion of the same. With an increase of grains in the ear it is possible to establish smaller populations of corn plants per cultivated area, being a tool that allows less competition between plants, favoring better tolerance to water and temperature stress.
It is the non-transgenic event that gives tolerance to cigarrita (Dalbulus maidis) in maize.
maize. It is the pest that causes the greatest yield depression.