Highest Yield Potential

With strong varieties bred to perform across the Cotton Belt, growers like you can count on industry-leading yield potential to help you achieve more pounds per acre.

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Strong Cotton. Strong Potential.

Every Deltapine® variety is built on our four pillars of excellence. Highest yield potential is one of those pillars, ensuring growers can count on industry-leading potential for more pounds per acre.

Deltapine 2017 yield advantage comparison chart

Outperforming the Competition

Demand for U.S. cotton is as high as it’s ever been. With help of New Product Evaluators, Deltapine is focused on offering varieties that provide growers like you with unmatched potential for outstanding yields, beating the competition year after year and helping you continue to prosper.

  • Deltapine outperfoms competition for eighth consecutive year
  • Strong performance advantage or > 80 lbs/ac on average this year

*Data as of December 14, 2017. Annual yield advantage calcuated comparing commercially available leading Deltapine® products across geographies to leading commercially available competitive products with similar crop protection traits.

Monitoring Cotton Growth

Monitoring the growth rate of cotton is necessary to determine whether or not a cotton field is making acceptable progress. Enter your zip code below to receive your planting degree day outlook measured in DD60s.*

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DD60 are a measure of the energy available for growth. This equation is accurate whenever the minimum temperature is greater than the lower threshold (60 ̊F).

Growth Stages

Indicated By Accumulation of DD60s and Days

Stage Low Average High DD60
From Planting to Emergence 4 7 10 50-60
From Emergence to First Square 21 24 27 300-340
From Emergence to First Fruiting Brand 27 32 38 425-475
From Emergence to First White Bloom 50 55 60 825-875
From Emergence to Peak Bloom 85 90 95 1385-1435
From Emergence to Open Ball 105 110 115 1700-1750
From Emergence to 60% Open Ball 140 140 145 2180-2230

*DD60s are a measure of the energy available for growth. This equation is accurate whenever the minimum temperature is greater than the lower threshold (60 F).

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