Mycogen Seeds Adds 10 New Soybean Varieties for 2014
INDIANAPOLIS — Aug. 26, 2013 — Mycogen Seeds is introducing 10 new soybean varieties with the Roundup Ready 2 Yield® trait for the 2014 growing season, providing growers with top-performing, dependable products.
“These new soybean lines give growers strong yield potential and defensive characteristics to maximize on that potential,” says John Kalthoff, Mycogen Seeds portfolio marketing leader. “Mycogen Seeds’ continued commitment to research allows us to offer growers outstanding new products.”
Featured new soybean lines 5N511R2
is a tall plant with excellent emergence. This Group 5 variety works well in all row widths and is best suited for clay soils, especially where frogeye leaf spot is a problem.
is a broadly adapted STS®
(Sulfonylurea Tolerant Soybean) variety that performs well in the Midwest, Midsouth and East Coast. This Group 4 line has excellent emergence and standability, and works well in all planting practices.
offers strong performance from west to east. This tall, bushy plant can handle variable soils and has very good tolerance to sudden death syndrome. 5N404R2 is a Group 4 variety and a great choice for tough, stressful ground.
is a Group 3 line and a great choice for lighter soils. 5N373R2 is a medium/tall plant and offers good tolerance to sudden death syndrome, phytophthora and frogeye leaf spot.
offers excellent yield potential and stress tolerance. This Group 3 line is a medium/tall plant and works well in all planting practices. 5N361R2 is a good choice for soils with high salt content.
is a broadly adapted variety with excellent emergence, height and standability. As an early maturity Group 3 variety, 5N31R2 is a versatile performer from west to east and works well in all row widths with good branching and standability.
is a Group 2 variety with good performance north to south, especially where sudden death syndrome is a problem. This variety works well across all soil types, has good standability and is a great choice for all row widths.
is an attractive plant with strong yield performance east to west. This Group 2 variety offers good tolerance to sudden death syndrome, brown stem rot and frogeye leaf spot. 5N263R2 has excellent emergence and standability, and works well in all planting practices. 5N223R2
is a Group 2 variety that performs well both west to east and north to south. This plant has strong agronomics and great yield potential and works well in all soil types.
offers superior Phytophthora protection with Rps3a and excellent field tolerance. This late-maturing Group 0 variety has excellent emergence and great soybean cyst nematode protection.
Promise for advanced technology
The dependable portfolio of MYCOGEN® brand soybeans gives growers options by offering products with a wide range of agronomic qualities and maturities. Mycogen Seeds is committed to providing customers with new technology. Growers will continue to see the future of soybeans come through Mycogen Seeds.
“Every year, our soybean lineup grows with the addition of dependable products that meet the needs of farmers,” Kalthoff says. “We will continue developing soybeans with innovative technology and strong genetic performance.”
For more information about these new soybean products or other MYCOGEN brand products, contact your local Mycogen Seeds dealer or sales representative, or visit www.MYCOGEN.com
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