Pioneer Broadens Technology Options

Pioneer Broadens Technology Options

The newest corn hybrid lineup from Pioneer Hi-Bred includes 23 new genetic families matched with biotech traits.


In time for the 2008 planting season, Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, has released 59 new Pioneer brand corn hybrids for North America. This class consists of 15 Pioneer double-stack hybrids containing the Herculex I gene and the Roundup Ready Corn 2 trait, offering more technology options for growers to meet individual field needs.

The 2008 class also contains 22 new triple-stack hybrids offering Herculex XTRA insect protection and the Roundup Ready Corn 2 trait, making 40 triple-stack products in all available within the Pioneer line-up for growers for 2008 planting. Herculex XTRA offers a combination of the Herculex I trait and Herculex RW rootworm protection gene to guard against a broader range of above- and below-ground insects in corn than any other product on the market, according to a Pioneer press release.

To meet rising end-use market demands, Pioneer is leading with technologies for white and waxy hybrids.

For more information about these new hybrids and technologies, contact your local Pioneer sales professional.

(Source: Pioneer Hi-Bred)