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Deltapine class of ’21 cotton varieties include nematode resistance

Deltapine® class of ’21 include bar-raising yield potential and nematode resistance.

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A new Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® cotton variety with resistance to both reniform and root-knot nematodes has been launched as part of the Deltapine® Class of ’21 for the Southwest.

DP 2143NR B3XF (tested as 19R242NRB3XF) is a mid- to full-maturity Bollgard 3 XtendFlex variety showing resistance to reniform and root-knot nematodes and moderate tolerance to Verticillium wilt. Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) growers Daryl and Doyle Schniers near San Angelo, Texas, gave a thumbs-up for the advancement of DP 2143NR B3XF after their experience with the variety.

“We planted it in a three-repetition check trial in a drip-irrigation field with heavy pressure, comparing it against another nematode-resistant variety and a variety that is not resistant,” said Daryl. “DP 2143NR B3XF outyielded the nonresistant variety by two-and-a-half bales [per acre] and edged out the nematode-resistant variety. It grew right through the early-season nematode pressure, and we practically saw no damage in the variety. We like the fact that it is a Bollgard 3 XtendFlex variety. I think it is going to work for us.”

Under heavy reniform nematode pressure, DP 2143NR B3XF demonstrated outstanding yield potential in on-farm trials in 2020.
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ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. It is a violation of federal and state law to use any pesticide product other than in accordance with its labeling. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba, glyphosate or glufosinate are approved for in-crop use with products with XtendFlex® Technology. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans or products with XtendFlex® Technology.

B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your seed brand representative for the registration status in your state.

Products with XtendFlex® Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, glufosinate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Glufosinate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glufosinate. Contact your seed brand dealer or refer to the Bayer Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs.

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