In areas of severe drought stress, Agrisure Artesian hybrids increased yields by 12 percent. The yield gain in extreme drought conditions reached 48 percent.
Under moderate drought and in good conditions, Agrisure Artesian technology matched or exceeded the yield of comparable hybrids. This means that growers can manage the risk of drought while being assured of top yield potential in normal years.
Agrisure Artesian is a native trait developed using proprietary technology and containing multiple genes that have been identified and selected from the corn genome itself. The genes work in complex ways to help plants use water more efficiently at every growth stage to provide season-long defense against drought.
Source: >1,100 Syngenta 2012 on-farm strip trials
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