Sorghum Seed Treatments
- 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).
* Multiple fungicides and insecticide combinations were used across the 4 years of the study. Both treatments had Concep® III seed safener applied.
|Grain sorghum seed treatment trial near Corpus Christi, TX; April 16, 2011.
- 63% of locations over the 4 years showed a yield advantage averaging 2 bu/acre when using FST/IST seed treatment vs. an FST only treatment.
2012 data are based on average of all comparisons made in 228 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.