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Pioneer® brand alfalfa 54HVX41

Pioneer® brand alfalfa seed 54HVX41

Variety Management

  • Pioneer® brand alfalfa with HarvXtra® technology
  • Roundup Ready® for weed management
  • FD4 with very good winterhardiness
  • Lodging is similar to most non-HarvXtra varieties
  • Ideally suited to dairy regions of U.S. and Canada
  • Excellent disease package and yield performance
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Product Profile

Forage Digestibility Changes with Time
54HVX41 Trait Scores 54HVX41 Suitability and Placement Guide

HarvXtra Genuity Roundup Ready Alfalfa

Genuity® and Roundup Ready® are registered trademarks used under license from Monsanto Company.

HarvXtra® is a registered trademark of Forage Genetics International, LLC. HarvXtra® alfalfa with Roundup Ready® technology is enabled with technology from The Samuel Roberts Nobel Foundation, I nc. Roundup Ready® is a registered trademark used under license from Monsanto Company.

Do not export Pioneer® brand alfalfa seed or crops containing Genuity® Roundup Ready® technology including hay or hay products, to China pending import approval. In addition, due to the unique cropping practices, do not plant this product in Imperial County, California.

Always Read and Follow Pesticide Label Directions. Alfalfa with the Genuity® Roundup Ready® technology provides crop safety for over-the-top applications of labeled glyphosate herbicides when applied according to label directions. Glyphosate agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. ACCIDENTAL APPLICATION OF INCOMPATIBLE HERBICIDES TO THIS VARIETY COULD RESULT IN TOTAL CROP LOSS.

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Pioneer products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance and in compliance with the Pioneer policies regarding stewardship of those products. Crops and materials containing biotech traits may only be exported to or used, processed, or sold in jurisdictions where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted for those crops and materials. It is a violation of national and international laws to move materials containing biotech traits across borders into jurisdictions where their import is not permitted. Growers should discuss these issues with their purchaser or grain handler to confirm the purchaser or handler’s position on products being purchased. For further information on the approval status of biotech traits, please visit

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IMPORTANT: Information and ratings are based on comparisons with other Pioneer® brand varieties, not competitive varieties. Information and ratings are assigned by DuPont Pioneer Agronomists and Research Managers, based on average performance across area of adaptation under normal conditions, over a wide range of both climate and soil types, and may not predict future results. Product responses are variable and subject to any number of environmental, disease and pest pressures. Please use this information as only part of your product positioning decision. Refer to com/products or contact a Pioneer sales professional for the latest and most complete listing of traits and scores for each Pioneer brand product and for product placement and management suggestions specific to your operation and local conditions.

DISEASE/PEST RESISTANCE KEY: HR = Highly Resistant; R = Resistant; MR = Moderately Resis tant; LR = Low Resistance; S = Susceptible; Blank = Insufficient Data.

DISEASE RESISTANCE INDEX: DRI is a disease index based on the following pests: Bacterial wilt, Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt, Anthracnose, Phytophthora, and Aphanomyces (Race 1 and Race 2). HR = 5 points, R = 4 points, MR = 3 points, LR = 2 points, S = 1 point. Highest possible DRI = 35 points.

RATINGS: 9 = Outstanding, 1 = Poor, Blank = Insufficient Data. WINTERHARDINESS: VH = Very Hardy, H = Hardy, MH = Moderately Hardy. WINTER SURVIVAL RATING: 1 = little or no winter injury, 6 = severe winter injury.

Agronomic ratings based on period-of-years testing through 2016 harvest. Pest resistance, dormancy and winterhardiness ratings based on standard test protocols prescribed and endorsed by the North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference (NAAIC) and were the latest available at the time of publication. Ratings may change over additional years of data collection, or if NAAIC protocols change. Contact your Pioneer sales professional before planting for the latest trait rating information.

All Pioneer® brand alfalfa products in the U.S. are treated with Apron XL® to help protect against seedling damping off diseases and Phytophthora root rot for good stand establishment. Apron XL® is a registered trademark of a Syngenta Group Company.

All Pioneer alfalfa products are varieties unless designated with Brand, in which case it is comprised of more than one Pioneer brand variety.

Pioneer® brand products are provided subject to the terms and conditions of purchase which are part of the labeling and purchase documents.