Yield Performance of PPST 250 plus DuPont™ Lumivia™ Insecticide Seed Treatment in Corn
PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide seed treatment is a combination of the standard PPST 250 corn seed treatment (4 fungicides & Cruiser® 250 insecticide) with the addition of the new insecticide seed treatment DuPont Lumivia (0.25 mg ai per seed), which contains the active ingredient chloranthraniliprole.
PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide seed treatment provides enhanced activity against a broad spectrum of early-season insect pests in corn including wireworm, black cutworm, fall armyworm, white grub and seedcorn maggot.
PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide
||2013, 2014, and 2015
||187 agronomy research and on-farm trials
||Agronomy research: 8 rows by 40 ft
On-farm: 3+ acres/treatment
||1 hybrid per location (2 to 3 adapted hybrids per region across trials)
Figure 2. Yield advantage of PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide seed treatment over PPST 250 in 2013, 2014 & 2015 DuPont Pioneer research and on-farm trials.
2013, 2014 & 2015 agronomy research and on-farm locations (187 locations):
- Across all locations, PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide seed treatment had an average yield advantage of 2.5 bu/acre (yield increase at 58% of locations) over PPST 250 alone.
- In responsive locations (108/187 locations), PPST 250 plus Lumivia insecticide seed treatment averaged 8.4 bu/acre more than PPST 250.
Authors: Keith O’Bryan and Meredith Burnison
The foregoing is provided for informational use only. Please contact your Pioneer sales professional for information and suggestions specific to your operation. 2013 - 2015 data are based on average of all comparisons made in 187 locations through Nov. 30, 2015. 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.