Pioneer Protector® Traits

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Yield, Performance and Peace of Mind

Maximize Your Yield, Protect Your Canola and Your Profits.

Pioneer® brand canola hybrids with Pioneer Protector® traits – the YIELD, performance, profitability and protection against disease and harvest challenges that you have come to trust. NOW AVAILABLE in Genuity® Roundup Ready® and LibertyLink® canola herbicide tolerant systems.

Pioneer Protector® Traits

Look for the Pioneer Protector® logo for high-yielding canola hybrids with built-in disease protection.

Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax CR

HarvestMax CR

Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax CR is a powerhouse of protection, combining the benefits of Protector clubroot with the harvest flexibility of Protector HarvestMax.

Pioneer Protector® Plus

Pioneer Protector Plus

Pioneer Protector® Plus is a powerhouse of clubroot combined with sclerotinia protection built into one package.

Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax

Pioneer Protector HarvestMax

The Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax trait is a key tool for harvest management on your farm. HarvestMax delivers swath timing flexibility, straight cut option, reduced pod shatter, and reduced volunteers in next year’s crop – you decide!

Pioneer Protector® Sclerotinia*

Soybean, Corn, Canola

Since 2008, Pioneer Hi-Bred Canada has continued to introduce high-yielding canola hybrids with built-in sclerotinia resistance for Western Canadian growers.

Pioneer Protector® Clubroot

Pioneer Protector Clubroot

In 2009, Pioneer® brand canola was the first to offer clubroot protection to western Canadian canola growers. Now, backed by the power of the Corteva Agriscience™ breeding program, all future Pioneer® canola hybrids will come with clubroot protection, a critical tool against a growing disease threat to western Canadian farmers.


Swath Or Straight Cut - You Decide!

Heading into the growing season, there’s a lot you don’t know about your canola crop. When will you be able to plant it? When will the crop be ready for harvest? What other demands will there be on your time and your harvest equipment? Finally, will you swath or straight-cut your canola?

You need flexibility and here’s the good news. Canola hybrids with the built-in Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax trait give you more control at harvest time.

Pioneer Protector® HarvestMax Trait Delivers:

  • Swath Timing Flexibility – A wider window for swathing & harvesting allows greater time management and the option to delay harvest, giving pods more time to fill
  • Straight-Cut Option – Multiple sources of pod shatter resistance makes straight cutting a practical option
  • Reduced Pod Shatter – Reduced pod shatter means more seed in the bins and more profit
  • Reduced Volunteers – Easier weed management in the field for next season


Maximize Performance

Stay on top of tough-to-control and resistant weeds to help maximize yield potential. The right management program helps complement your trait package and protect the canola genetic potential.

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Pioneer® brand canola hybrids are bred to deliver top performance, with genetics that are fine-tuned to deliver top yields in a variety of growing conditions. Put the right product on the right acre to help you reach your goals.

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*Field results show that Pioneer Protector® sclerotinia resistance can reduce the incidence of sclerotinia in a canola crop by over 60%. Individual results may vary. Depending on environmental and agronomic conditions, growers planting canola hybrids with the Pioneer Protector® sclerotinia resistance traits may still require afungicide application to manage sclerotinia in their crop.