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Genuity® DroughtGard® Hybrids

 

Application: The first drought-tolerant biotechnology trait ever commercialized for corn production

Sustainability performance

  • Supports sustainable corn production in regions where water limitations can impact yields
  • Delivers more than 5 bushel/acre yield advantage over competitive drought products
  • Provision of license-free biotech trait for the development of drought-tolerant varieties within the project ‘Water Efficient Maize for Africa’

Enabling corn farmers to protect their yields by mitigating the effects of drought stress

Sustainability Criteria:

Cost savings downstream

Resource efficiency