Performance Series® Sweet Corn Products
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1 Roundup PowerMAX® is only approved for use in the United States.
2 Sensory data obtained from an expert descriptive sensory panel at the National Food
Laboratory, Livermore, CA, June – September 2010.
Key to Disease Resistance
The various Rp genes confer resistance to some, but not all, races of common rust. The effectiveness of a specific Rp gene or combination of Rp genes will be determined by the races of common rust which are prevalent in each growing area.
Et = Northern corn leaf blight; Pst = Stewart’s disease
HR = High Resistance: The ability of a plant variety to highly restrict the activities of a specific pathogen or insect pest and/or to restrict the symptoms and signs of a disease, when compared to susceptible varieties.
Varieties with high resistance may exhibit some symptoms when specified pathogen or pest pressure is severe. New and/or atypical strains of the specific pathogen or pest may overcome the resistance.
IR = Intermediate Resistance: The ability of a plant variety to restrict the growth and development of the specified pest or pathogen, but may exhibit a greater range of symptoms compared to varieties with high resistance. Intermediate resistant plant varieties will still show less severe symptoms or damage than susceptible plant varieties when grown under similar environmental conditions and/or pest or pathogen pressure.
Individual results may vary, and performance may vary from location to location and from year to year. This result may not be an indicator of results you may obtain as local growing, soil and weather conditions may vary. Growers should evaluate data from multiple locations and years whenever possible.
IMPORTANT: Produce Marketing: Performance Series® sweet corn has received the necessary cultivation approvals in the United States and Canada; however, import approvals in all key sweet corn export markets with functioning regulatory systems have not been received. Direct all produce from this product for sale or use in the United States, Canada or Mexico. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. It is the growers’ responsibility to talk to their produce handler or purchaser to confirm their buying position for this produce so that the marketing requirements can be met. Herbicide Information for Performance Series® sweet corn: Roundup PowerMAX®and Roundup WeatherMAX® herbicides are approved for use on Performance Series® sweet corn (containing the Roundup Ready® trait) in all U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. If the directions for use on sweet corn hybrids with Roundup Ready® 2 Technology (which includes Performance Series® sweet corn) are not listed in the product label that is attached to the product you purchased, contact your Monsanto Company representative.
Performance Series® sweet corn Insect Resistance Management (IRM) – Post-Harvest Requirements: Crop destruction must occur no later than 30 days following harvest, but preferably within 14 days. The allowed crop destruction methods are: rotary mowing, discing, or plowing down. Crop destruction methods should destroy any surviving resistant insects. B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your Monsanto representative for the registration status in your state.
All information concerning Performance Series® sweet corn hybrids given orally or in writing by Monsanto or its employees or agents, including the information in this communication, is given in good faith, but is not to be taken as a representation or warranty by Monsanto as to the performance or suitability of Performance Series® sweet cornhybrids, which may depend on local climatic conditions and other factors. Monsanto assumes no liability for any such information. This information shall not form part of any contract with Monsanto unless otherwise specified in writing. Roundup Technology® includes Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide technologies. ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready® crops contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Performance Series and Design®, Performance Series®, Roundup PowerMAX®, Roundup Ready 2 Technology and Design®, Roundup Ready®, Roundup Technology®, Roundup WeatherMAX® and Roundup® are trademarks of Monsanto Technology LLC. Seminis® is a registered trademark of Seminis Vegetable Seeds Inc.
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