Introducing the Class of 19

After undergoing our rigorous development process, including testing by our New Product Evaluators in their own fields, the Class of 19 has earned the right to be called Strong Cotton.

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The Newest Class of Strong Cotton

These new commercialized varieties include three offerings specifically adapted for the Texas regions and a new Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® variety adapted for the Mid-South and Upper Southeast. Learn more about the Class of 19 varieties selected by growers like you.

New Class of Cotton. Best-in-Class Control.

Three of the four new varieties include Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® technology, giving them three modes of action against bollworm and other cotton pests as well as well as enhanced weed management flexibility.

DP 1908 B3XF

Northern High Plains and Panhandle

Bollgard® 3 technology

Very early to early maturity, with smooth leaf and open boll types

Excellent fiber length and good fiber strength

Above-average emergence

Resistant to bacterial blight
 

DP 1948 B3XF

South Texas, Rolling Plains and Southern High Plains

Bollgard® 3 technology

Mid-full maturity, with semi-smooth leaf and open boll types

Excellent fiber package with average emergence

Moderately resistant to bacterial blight

 

DP 1909 XF

Northern High Plains and Panhandle

Very early to early maturity, with smooth leaf and open boll types

Good emergence and excellent fiber package

Resistant to bacterial blight

 



DP 1916 B3XF

Upper Mid-South and Upper Southeast

Early maturity, with average length and good strength and vigor

Smooth leaf and open boll types

 

 

 

 

Tested by Growers Like You

Every year, the new class of cotton is put to the test with our New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program, and the Class of 19 is no different. Raised on large-scale plots under individual management conditions, our NPEs played a key role in selecting this year's strong varieties.