Corn Earworm can destroy up to 7%* of your yield
Only some corn traits are built with farmers in
mind and proven in the fields. That’s why there’s
no better choice than SmartStax® RIB Complete®
corn blend for acres with above and below
ground insect pressure, and VT Double PRO® RIB
Complete® corn blend for acres with above ground
pressure. Our corn traits are designed to deliver:
Availability - Product Choices to Enable Genetic Yield Potential
As leaders in biotech development with widespread
farmer experience and proven performance, our corn
traits are available in a broad portfolio of highyielding
genetics. This provides great flexibility in
decisions and comfort in knowing the product you
want is available in the trait package you want.
- Available protection with Acceleron® Seed Applied
Solutions. SmartStax RIB Complete comes with
Poncho® 500/VOTiVO® included.
- Excellent availability of disease and stress products.
Refuge — Protect More Acres
Genuity RIB Complete is the first brand to offer a
full line of true refuge-in-a-bag products providing
the convenience of automatic refuge compliance
with the lowest refuge available in the
Modes of Action — Proven Yield Protection
Our corn traits have multiple effective built-in modes of
action critical to controlling insects that impact yield. Multiple
modes give the most insect control opportunity for maximum
yield and trait durability.
- SmartStax RIB Complete products provide above and below
ground insect protection.
- SmartStax RIB Complete products provide an advantage over
products without B.t. CRW protection and/or the use of a soilapplied
Yields in the table below are averages over time and can be
much higher in any given season.
- Single mode-of-action products for below ground insect control
may need a soil-applied insecticide, so consider cost, handling,
equipment and performance of soil-applied insecticides in your
- SmartStax RIB Complete products and VT Double PRO RIB Complete
technology offer multiple modes of action for above ground
insect protection, including corn earworm, fall armyworm,
southwestern corn borer and European corn borer (ECB).
Corn earworm can destroy up to 7%* of yield potential.
o Even under light infestations of ECB, yield loss can be as
much as 6%.**
*Boyd, M. and W. Bailey. 2001. Corn earworm in Missouri. MU Guide, University of Missouri-Columbia.
**Citation: Krupke, C.H., et al. 2010. European corn borer in field corn. Bulletin E-17-W. Purdue University.