Sorghum Seed Treatments (High Plains)
- Evaluate the yield performance of Pioneer® brand grain sorghum hybrids with a fungicide only seed treatment (FST), compared to a fungicide/insecticide combination seed treatment (FST/IST).
Locations: 44 on-farm testing sites
Pioneer® Brand Grain Sorghum Hybrids: 84P80 87P06
- FST (fludioxinil+mefenoxam+azoxystrobin)
- FST/IST (fludioxinil+mefenoxam+azoxystrobin +thiamethoxam)
*Both treatments had Concep® III seed safener applied.
Agronomy Sciences Research Locations
|Grain sorghum seed treatment trial near Corpus Christi, TX; April 16, 2011
- In 2012, 2 hybrids were tested head-to-head across 44 locations in the High Plains. When comparing FST/IST to FST, the fully loaded seed treatment showed a 1 bu/acre advantage average over the FST-only seed treatment.
2012 data are based on average of all comparisons made in 44 locations through December 20, 2012. Multi-year and multi-location is a better predictor of future performance. Do not use these or any other data from a limited number of trials as a significant factor in product selection. Product responses are variable and subject to a variety of environmental, disease, and pest pressures. Individual results may vary.