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.

Because insects are on the move and unpredictable year in and year out, Herculex I insect protection provides an excellent risk management tool for your operation.

Talk with your Pioneer sales professional about hybrids with Herculex I insect protection, in maturities that match your needs.


Herculex® I     HX1 – Contains the Herculex® I Insect Protection gene which provides protection against European corn borer, southwestern corn borer, black cutworm, fall armyworm, western bean cutworm, lesser corn stalk borer, southern corn stalk borer, and sugarcane borer; and suppresses corn earworm.
Herculex® I Insect Protection technology by Dow AgroSciences and Pioneer Hi-Bred. Herculex® and the HX logo are registered trademarks of Dow AgroSciences LLC.

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