Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme insect protection

 

What Is It?

  • Offers growers a single-bag refuge option in areas of the Corn Belt needing both above- and below-ground insect protection. In EPA-designated cotton counties, additional 20% refuge is required.
  • The latest insect protection solution from DuPont Pioneer, providing two separate modes of action for above-ground control, and two separate modes of action for below-ground control.
  • Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme products contain the following, integrated in a single bag:
    • 95% of a Pioneer® brand hybrid containing Herculex® XTRA (HXX) insect protection pyramided with the YieldGard® Corn Borer (YGCB) trait and the Agrisure® RW trait.
    • 5% in-the-bag refuge of a similar non-Bt hybrid.

Benefits

Ultimate Simplicity

  • Satisfies all your above- and below-ground refuge requirements with a single product in the Corn Belt and Canada.

Maximized Farm Yields

  • Protects former refuge acres with broad-spectrum insect protection.

Multiple Modes of Action

  • Utilizes multiple modes of action for above- and below-ground insect protection and herbicide tolerance:
    • Agrisure RW insect protection
    • Herculex XTRA insect protection
    • YieldGard Corn Borer insect protection

Technology Preservation

  • Reduces the risk of insect resistance and extends the durability of in-plant protection.

Choice

  • A new option in single-bag refuge, allowing you to get the right product on the right acre.

 

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AcreMax® XTreme   Herculex(R) XTRA   Agrisure® RW   Yieldgard® Corn Borer   Roundup Ready® Corn 2   LibertyLink®
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AMXT (Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme) - Contains a single-bag integrated refuge solution for above- and below-ground insects. The major component contains the Agrisure® RW trait, the YieldGard® Corn Borer gene, and the Herculex® XTRA genes. In EPA-designated cotton growing counties, a 20% separate corn borer refuge must be planted with Optimum AcreMax XTreme products.
Herculex® XTRA contains both the Herculex 1 and Herculex RW genes. Herculex® Insect Protection technology by Dow AgroSciences and Pioneer Hi-Bred. Herculex® and the HX logo are registered trademarks of Dow AgroSciences LLC.
Agrisure® is a registered trademark of, and used under license from, a Syngenta Group Company. Agrisure® technology incorporated into these seeds is commercialized under a license from Syngenta Crop Protection AG.
YieldGard®, the YieldGard Corn Borer design and Roundup Ready® are registered trademarks used under license from Monsanto Company.
Liberty®, LibertyLink® and the Water Droplet Design are trademarks of Bayer.

Herculex® 1 Herculex® RW Herculex® XTRA
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.
HXRW – The Herculex® RW Insect Protection trait contains proteins that provide enhanced resistance against western corn rootworm, northern corn rootworm, and Mexican corn rootworm.
HXX – Herculex® XTRA contains both the Herculex I and Herculex RW genes.
Herculex® 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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