Stoneville® Cotton

For over century, Stoneville cotton has created seed innovations engineered to come up stronger and yield higher. Like our new Axant™ Flex Herbicide Tolerance Technology,1 cotton’s first quad-stacked herbicide trait – made so you can protect yield potential down the path ahead. Stoneville’s legendary commitment to innovation keeps your family’s legacy and our industry healthy for years to come. 

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Benefits of Stoneville Cotton

Game-Changing, High-Quality Genetics

BASF cotton varieties originate in the industry’s largest and most diverse germplasm pool. With more genetic diversity, Stoneville cotton seed is proven to deliver strong agronomic performance and yield potential, paired with industry-leading trait packages.

Cotton That Holds Its Own

Stoneville cotton seed varieties include the most comprehensive stacked herbicide-tolerant trait technology available with HPPD resistance, root-knot nematode control and reniform nematode resistance built in.

Reliable Performance & Dependability

Stoneville’s strong emergence and seedling vigor help cotton crops perform their best from planting to harvest by overcoming weather and pest challenges for improved yield potential and excellent cotton fiber quality.


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    Stoneville Cotton Varieties

    Stoneville has a legacy of innovation, helping growers get more value out of every cotton acre. We continue to develop strong varieties and traits for today’s and future generations of cotton growers. Now, with Axant Flex technology available in select Stoneville varieties for the 2024 growing season, Stoneville cotton has even more to offer. Find the best Stoneville variety for your farm based on your region and operation’s needs. 

    One new Stoneville variety is now available with Axant Flex technology


    Protecting Yield Potential

    Stoneville’s hard-working genetics combined with the industry’s first quad-stacked trait technology maximizes yield potential and protects against tough-to-control, increasingly resistant pests, weeds, nematodes and insects. 

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    Cotton’s First Quad-Stacked Herbicide Trait

    New for the 2024 growing season, Axant Flex technology offers flexible and comprehensive control of resistant weeds. 

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    High-Performance Weed Control

    Maximize weed control and help minimize resistance with the BASF portfolio of knockdown and residual herbicides. 

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    Nematode & Disease Control

    Native traits help protect yield potential from tough-to-control and increasingly resistant pests and diseases. 

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    Insect Trait Technology

    Three-gene lepidopteran resistance decreases the likelihood that additional worm controls will be needed. 

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    1Availability of cottonseed containing the Axant Flex technology for the 2024 growing season and beyond is subject to many factors, and such seed may not be available in all cotton-growing areas. Commercial sales of cottonseed containing the Axant Flex technology will be subject to contractual terms and conditions and stewardship obligations, which may include, among other requirements, audit rights, liquidated damages applicable to growers, and restrictions on where the crop resulting from such seed may be sold, transferred and/or exported. Alite 27 herbicide (EPA Reg. No. 7969-433) is not registered for use on isoxaflutole-tolerant cotton nor available for sale for such use. Information on using Alite 27 herbicide on isoxaflutole-tolerant cotton is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to promote the sale of this product. Any sale of Alite 27 herbicide after registration is obtained for use on isoxaflutole-tolerant cotton shall be based solely on the EPA-approved product label, and any claims regarding product safety and efficacy shall be addressed solely by the label. Alite 27 herbicide is currently not available for sale.  


    Alite 27 herbicide is a US EPA Restricted-Use Pesticide.