Herculex® Insect Protection
Herculex® XTRA Insect Protection
Herculex XTRA (HXX) insect protection offers a complete spectrum of in-plant above- and below-ground insect control, by combining the Herculex I and Herculex RW traits. Herculex XTRA provides consistent, season-long control of corn rootworms. Herculex I and Herculex XTRA also provide in-plant protection against western bean cutworm and black cutworm. Read more.
The Herculex® I trait: Broad Spectrum Above-Ground Insect Protection
The Herculex I trait was the first in a new generation of in-plant insect control choices from Pioneer. It helps control a variety of insect pests including European corn borer, western bean cutworm, black cutworm, southwestern corn borer and fall armyworm, as well as providing moderate resistance to corn earworm. Read more.
Herculex® RW Rootworm Protection
Herculex RW rootworm protection is a Bt trait that offers a high level of protection against northern, western and Mexican corn rootworm. It provides season-long rootworm protection for the entire root system to safeguard yield potential. This unique trait includes two proteins that control rootworm larvae and reduce adult rootworm beetle emergence.