Here’s the facts

We always say that PhytoGen gives you more, and here’s your proof. Click on your region below to see how PhytoGen cottonseed has performed in your area.

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West

Market leader in Pima.

PhytoGen® cottonseed is the most popular brand of Pima cottonseed, planted on the majority of Pima acres in 2021.

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Southwest

No. 1 in Lubbock.

PhytoGen® brand varieties delivered in the 2021 TAMU High Plains irrigated and dryland trials. PHY 411 W3FE was the top yielding variety and PhytoGen had 4 of the top 5 varieties in the Lubbock Irrigated Trial.

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South and Central Texas

No. 1 in RACE trials.

PhytoGen® brand varieties ranked No. 1 in 2021 TAMU Race Trials, outyielding competitors in the Coastal Bend and Rio Grande Valley.

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Midsouth

Ranked No.1 in 2021 OVT and On-Farm Trials across the Delta.

PHY 411 W3FE outyielded the best Deltapine variety by 87 lb./A in the MSU OVTs and was the highest-yielding variety in both the 2021 MSU On-Farm Trials and OVTs.

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Southeast

Not all nematode-resistant cotton is created equal.

In a comparison of the top varieties with resistance to root-knot and reniform nematodes in Georgia and Alabama, PhytoGen 411 W3FE outyielded the top Deltapine nematode-resistant variety by 77 lb./A.

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Mid-Atlantic

Strong OVT Performance in Mid-Atlantic.

In 2020-21 Mid-Atlantic OVTs, PhytoGen® brand varieties consistently show gains in yield potential and offer the PhytoGen Breeding Traits for root-knot nematode and reniform nematode resistance.

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Across the Cotton Belt

PhytoGen brand varieties lead the way.

Leading yield in trials, year after year. Leading traits to combat yield-robbing diseases and pests. And keeping you in the lead against weeds with the most effective, neighbor-friendly weed control system. See how the facts back PhytoGen cottonseed.

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PhytoGen Cottonseed Facts


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The facts back PhytoGen.
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All PhytoGen W3FE varieties have excellent seedling vigor ratings and include PhytoGen Breeding Traits for bacterial blight resistance.
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PhytoGen®  brand W3FE varieties provide full tolerance to 2,4-D choline, glyphosate and glufosinate herbicides — giving growers three modes of action for greater protection against resistant weeds.
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PhytoGen was founded in 1980 by the J.G. Boswell Company to improve the overall economics of cotton production.
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PhytoGen was the first cottonseed company to offer varieties with genetic resistance to reniform nematodes.
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PhytoGen was the first company to provide Pima varieties tolerant to Fusarium Race 4 (FOV4).
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PhytoGen is the market leader in Pima. PhytoGen® cottonseed is the most popular brand of Pima cottonseed, planted on the majority of Pima acres in 2021.
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PhytoGen cottonseed is now the second-most-planted brand in the United States.
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Every PhytoGen W3FE variety has built-in three-gene Bt protection again worm pests.
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The company also brought new insect management technologies to U.S. cotton producers with WideStrike® Insect Protection and WideStrike® 3 Insect Protection, the first 3-gene Bt trait in cottonseed.
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PhytoGen looks at 20,000 potential varieties for every three we introduce.
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PhytoGen® brand varieties ranked No.1 in 2021 TAMU RACE Trials, outyielding competitors in the Coastal Bend and Rio Grande Valley.
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PhytoGen® brand varieties ranked No. 1 in 2020 and 2021 Texas cotton trials throughout Texas.
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In the 2021 Texas AgriLife High Plains Official Variety Test (OVT) Irrigated Trial at Lubbock, PhytoGen had the top 5 varieties and 6 in the top 15.
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PhytoGen had 4 of the top 5 varieties in the 2021 Texas AgriLife Halfway Vert OVT.
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PhytoGen® brand PHY 411 W3FE was ranked No. 1 in the 2021 Texas AgriLife High Plains Official Variety Test (OVT) Irrigated Trial at Lubbock.
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PhytoGen ranked No. 1 in the 2021 Irrigated Oklahoma OVT, Fort Cobb, OK.
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PhytoGen had the top 4 varieties in the 2021 Irrigated Oklahoma OVT and 6 varieties in the top 10.
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In the 2021 Texas AgriLife High Plains OVT Lubbock Irrigated Trial, PHY 411 W3FE beat the closest competitor by 184 lb./A.
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PhytoGen had the top 3 varieties in the 2021 Dryland Oklahoma OVT, Fort Cobb, OK
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PhytoGen 411 W3FE ranked No.1 in the 2021 Louisiana State University OVT and Core Block On-Farm Replicated Trials.
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PhytoGen 411 W3FE beat Deltapine by 145 lb./A in the 2021 Louisiana State University OVT and Core Block On-Farm Replicated Trials (Balanced head to head data across 10 LSU locations).
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PHY 411 W3FE ranked No. 1 in 2021 Mississippi University OVT and On-Farm Trials.
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PHY 411 W3FE outyielded DP 1646 B2XF by 128 lb./A in the 2021 MSU On-Farm Trials.
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In the 2021 MSU On-Farm Trials, PHY 411 W3FE leads by 78 lb/A (111 lb/A over the trial average) across 14 Delta locations.
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In two-year yield performance of varieties across the Delta region, PHY 411 W3FE yielded 99 lb/A over the next closest competitor. (2020-2021 MSU OVT Delta Region, 2 year)
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In two-year yield performance of varieties across the Delta region, PHY 411 W3FE yielded 471 lb/A over DP 1646 B2XF. (2020-2021 MSU OVT Delta Region, 2 year)
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PhytoGen cottonseed has won the MSU Trials for 3 years in a row.
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In the 2021 MSU On-Farm Trials, PhytoGen has 3 of the top 5 varieties.
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In two-year yield performance of varieties across the Delta region, PhytoGen has 5 of the top 6 varieties (2020-2021 MSU OVT Delta Region, 2 year)
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The first PhytoGen reniform nematode-resistant varieties were planted in 2021.
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PhytoGen reniform-resistant varieties provided up to a 356 lb./A yield advantage compared to susceptible varieties. (PhytoGen Innovation Plots)
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PhytoGen RKN-resistant varieties provided about a 200 lb./A yield advantage compared to susceptible varieties. (PhytoGen Innovation Plots)
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In a comparison of the top varieties with resistance to root-knot and reniform nematodes in Georgia and Alabama, PhytoGen 411 W3FE outyielded the top Deltapine nematode-resistant variety by 77 lb./A. (2021 PhytoGen Innovation Plots, 5 Trial locations)
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PhytoGen reniform-resistant varieties reduced reniform nematodes up to 71% compared to susceptible varieties. (PhytoGen Innovation Plots)
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In a two-year average of University of Georgia OVTs from 2019 and 2020, the top four PhytoGen brand varieties yielded higher than many well-known competitors, with PHY 545 W3FE yielding higher than DP 1646 B2XF by 135 pounds.
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Auburn University trials from 2020 showed an 82% to 83% reduction in root-knot and reniform nematodes when planting PhytoGen W3FE varieties with resistance to these pests.
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PhytoGen® brand varieties win the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, beating the top Deltapine variety by 39 lb./A in the Texas A&M AgriLife Combined Rio Grande Valley RACE Trials, 2021.
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PhytoGen W3FE varieties outyielded competitors by an average of 72 lb./A over two years in the Texas A&M AgriLife Combined Rio Grande Valley Monster Cotton Variety Trials, 2019-21
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PhytoGen has the top 3 best emerging varieties across South Texas (TAMU Percent Emergence Combined Across All Monster Trials, 2021)
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PHY 400 W3FE AND PHY 480 W3FE consistently yield heads above the competition across three years in Texas A&M AgriLife Combined Monster Cotton Variety Trials, 2019-21.
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PHY 400 W3FE beat Deltapine by nearly 100 lb./A, on average, over three years. (Texas A&M AgriLife Combined Upper Gulf Coast Monster Cotton Variety Trials, 2019-21).
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NO. 1. That’s the spot PhytoGen cottonseed earned at the 2021 TAMU Combined Coastal Bend RACE Trials.
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PhytoGen brand varieties are the top 3 in yield and $/A over three years (Combined Coastal Bend Monster Cotton Variety Trials, 2019-21).