Syngenta Seeds Announces 19 New Soybeans for 2008-09

NK® Brand Soybeans Available for 2008:

S00-H7 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready® Relative Maturity: 00-7

  • High-yielding with strong iron deficiency chlorosis (IDC) tolerance plus Phytophthora root rot (PRR) field tolerance with the Rps1c gene
  • This true medium-bush plant type is suited to 30” and narrower rows with excellent standability

S06-W2 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: 0-6

  • Above-average PRR field and IDC tolerance with excellent brown stem rot (BSR) tolerance
  • Well-adapted for Western areas, this medium-tall, rugged plant has excellent standability and good stress tolerance

S14-C5 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: I-4

  • Very good IDC tolerance with good soybean cyst nematode (SCN) resistance and excellent BSR tolerance
  • Equipped with Rps1k PRR protection, this medium-height plant is adapted to all row widths and performs well in poorly drained soils

S17-B5 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: I-7

  • Top-yielding with above-average defensive ratings in all categories
  • This medium-tall plant is widely adapted for its maturity zone with excellent standability and best performance in 30” and narrower rows

S20-P3 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: II-0

  • Superior white mold tolerance, excellent BSR tolerance and above average PRR field tolerance with the Rps3a gene
  • Moves well central to east within maturity zone and is best suited to soils where IDC is not a concern

S22-C5 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: II-2

  • Top-notch pest and disease package features excellent IDC tolerance, race 3 SCN protection, above-average white mold tolerance, excellent BSR tolerance and very good PRR field tolerance with Rps1c gene
  • This short, bushy plant is ideal for Western areas

S34-R2 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: III-4

  • Excellent yields, industry-leading SDS tolerance, Race 3 SCN protection and excellent PRR field tolerance
  • A top-performer on highly productive soils, this medium height and bushy plant has superior emergence under no-till conditions and excellent standability

S35-T9 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: III-5

  • Rugged, high-yielding variety with Race 3 SCN protection and above-average SDS and PRR field tolerance
  • This tall-medium plant is ideal for stress-prone soils and has good standability


S43-N6 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: IV-3

  • Race 3 and 14 SCN resistance with excellent PRR field tolerance and very good SDS tolerance
  • This fast-emerging soybean also provides good stress tolerance

S44-D5 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: IV-4

  • Top-yielding variety with Race 3 and 14 SCN resistance, excellent PRR field tolerance with the Rps1c gene and above-average SDS tolerance
  • This medium height and bushy plant delivers improved standability over older varieties and excellent performance in stress conditions

NK Brand Soybeans Available for 2009:

S01-C9 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: 0-1

  • Industry leader in IDC tolerance and very good PRR field tolerance with the Rps1k gene
  • This medium-tall, medium-bush plant is adapted to 30” and narrower rows with excellent standability

S10-K1 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: I-0

  • High-yielding with good IDC and white mold tolerance, plus very good PRR field tolerance and BSR tolerance
  • This rugged variety is well-adapted for its maturity zone and has excellent stress tolerance

S18-Y3 Brand Added Trait: Roundup Ready Relative Maturity: I-8

  • High-yielding with exceptional drought stress tolerance, plus excellent PRR field tolerance with the Rps1k gene
  • This medium height, medium bushy plant is best suited to 30” and narrower rows and soils where IDC is not a concern

S23-N7 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: II-3

  • Strong Race 3 and 14 SCN protection, above average BSR tolerance and excellent white mold tolerance; avoid IDC areas
  • This medium-tall, medium bush plant is well-suited for central areas from eastern Wisconsin and Indiana west through Minnesota and Iowa and is best suited to soils where IDC is not a concern

S27-C4 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: II-7

  • Best in class for yield, consistency and disease tolerance with Race 3 and 14 SCN protection, very good PRR field tolerance with the Rps1k gene, industry-leading sudden death syndrome (SDS) tolerance and excellent white mold tolerance
  • With excellent standability, it is best suited to soils where IDC is not a concern

S30-F5 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: III-0

  • Excellent yields and industry-leading SDS tolerance, Race 3 and 14 SCN protection and very good PRR field tolerance
  • This medium-tall, medium bush plant type delivers above-average standability in all soil types

S41-R6 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: IV-1

  • High-yielding with excellent stress, SDS and PRR field tolerance; also provides Race 3 SCN resistance and moderate Race 14 SCN resistance
  • This medium height and bushy plant has excellent standability

S47-D9 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: IV-7

  • High-yielding with frogeye leaf spot resistance, Race 3 and 14 SCN resistance, above-average PRR field tolerance with the Rps1c gene and very good SDS tolerance
  • This medium-height plant is dependable with excellent standability

S74-W6 Brand Added Traits: Roundup Ready and SCN Relative Maturity: VII-4

  • Race 3 and 14 SCN resistance, good PRR field tolerance and good resistance to frogeye leaf spot and stem canker
  • Excellent for irrigated, high-yielding Southern environments

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