ST 4993B3XF Variety – NEW

Growers across the Cotton Belt who want hardy, early-season vigor can plant Stoneville 4993B3XF with confidence. It’s a NEW early-to-mid maturity variety that’s very adaptable, with strong emergence and a good fiber package. It’s Liberty® herbicide, Engenia® herbicide and glyphosate tolerant and contains three-gene lepidopteran resistance, which decreases the likelihood additional worm control measures will be needed.

Variety Advantages

  • Broad adaptability across the Cotton Belt
  • Consistent high yielder
  • Resistant to bacterial blight
  • Good storm tolerance
  • High gin turnout
  • Easy to manage
  • Early-mid maturity
  • Three-gene lepidopteran resistance, which decreases the likelihood that additional worm control measures will be needed 

Geographic Region:

Widely adapted across the Cotton Belt

Variety Relative Maturity

Comparative Fiber Quality

LENGTH UNIFORMITY STRENGTH MICRONAIRE
1.14 83.5 31.8 4.6

Agronomic Considerations

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

Variety Characteristics

LEAF PUBESCENCE MATURITY STORM TOLERANCE* HEIGHT/GROWTH HABIT
Semi-Smooth Early-Mid 7 Medium

*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.

 

Engenia herbicide is a U.S. EPA restricted-use pesticide.

Every application of Engenia herbicide requires the use of an approved pH buffering adjuvant.

 

Always read and follow label directions.

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