What is the Value in a Bag of Cotton Seed?

Monsanto cotton products give farmers peace of mind with value-added traits in every bag of seed. When you purchase cotton seed, you are also investing in protection from some of the problems that result in economic losses every year. Offerings include:

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  • Elite genetics. All Monsanto cotton products are bred and rigorously tested for high yield potential and early-season vigor.
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  • Herbicide tolerance traits. Cotton products include tolerance to glyphosate or a combination of tolerance to glyphosate and glufosinate.
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  • Insect protection traits. Cotton products with insect protection traits provide in-plant protection from bollworms and other leaf and boll-feeding insects.
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  • Disease resistance. Products are available with varying levels of tolerance to economically important diseases such as verticillium wilt and bacterial blight.
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  • Seed treatments. All Monsanto seed comes pre-treated with fungicide seed treatments and an option for insecticide seed treatments, which protect cotton seeds and seedlings from many early-season insects and diseases.
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  • Technical support. Agronomists and seed dealers are available to answer your questions.
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