FM 2498GLT Variety

Growers looking for excellent yield potential with medium maturity can look to FM 2498GLT. This semi-smooth variety offers bacterial blight resistance, very good tolerance to Verticillium wilt and very good fiber quality potential. FM 2498GLT is adapted to the Western Cotton Belt.

Variety Advantages

  • Excellent yield potential
  • Very good fiber package
  • High gin turnout
  • Very good Verticillium wilt tolerance
  • Resistant to bacterial blight
  • Liberty® herbicide and glyphosate tolerant for excellent weed control
  • Two-gene worm protection

Geographic Region:

Western Cotton Belt

Comparative Fiber Quality

LENGTH UNIFORMITY STRENGTH MICRONAIRE
1.15 81.9 29.7 4.5

Agronomic Considerations

DISEASE TOLERANCE  
RKN/FUSARIUM WILT VERTICILLIUM WILT BACTERIAL BLIGHT RESISTANCE PLANT REGULATOR REQUIREMENTS
Fair Very Good Resistant  

Variety Characteristics

LEAF PUBESCENCE MATURITY STORM TOLERANCE* HEIGHT/GROWTH HABIT
Semi-Smooth Mid 6
Medium-Tall/Vigorous

*Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.

Descriptions and values reported are to give a relative comparison among varieties.

Actual values will be influenced by growing conditions.

Yield Higher

Growers who plant FiberMax® varieties have one-ton yield potential. More than 800 growers already belong to the FiberMax One Ton Club™.

Always read and follow label directions.

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