440HVXRR Alfalfa

  • 440HVXRR Alfalfa gives growers the ability to better manage the yield-versus-quality trade-off. It offers more flexibility in a cutting schedule to achieve improved forage quality or greater yield potential, when compared to conventional alfalfa at the same stage of maturity.
  • The HarvXtra™ technology provides unprecedented flexibility by widening cutting windows, which gives growers the option at each cutting to:
    • Maintain their normal harvest schedules for higher-quality forage, or
    • Delay harvest for 7-10 days for increased yield potential, without sacrificing forage quality, compared to conventional alfalfa at the same stage of maturity.
  • 440HVXRR Alfalfa has on average 12-15% less lignin and 12-15% higher neutral
    detergent fiber digestibility (NDFD) and relative forage quality (RFQ) than conventional
    alfalfa harvested at the same stage of maturity.
  • 440HVXRR Alfalfa is stacked with Roundup Ready® Technology for unsurpassed
    weed control with excellent crop safety.

440HVXRR Alfalfa is the industry’s first genetically enhanced alfalfa technology
developed to maximize quality compared to conventional alfalfa at the same stage of maturity,
by reducing the amount of lignin in the plant.

DISEASE / INSECT / NEMATODE RATINGS
Phytophthora Root RotHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Aphanomyces Root RotHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Anthracnose (Race I)Highly Resistant (HR)5*
Verticillium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Bacterial WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*
Fusarium WiltHighly Resistant (HR)5*

*Based on the Wisconsin Disease Rating Index. This is a 1 to 5 ranking with 5 being the best.

CHARACTERISTICS
Fall Dormancy4.0
Winter Survival2.0 (Very Good)
Recovery After CuttingVery Fast
PERFORMANCE DATA
Forage Yield% Checks
ENTRYWest Salem, WI 14-15ADLNDFDRFQ
440HVXRR Alfalfa114%80%116%116%
Pioneer 54R02100%98%101%101%
WL 355RR100%102%99%99%

In the following states, purchase and use of HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology is subject to a Seed and Feed Use Agreement, requiring that products of this technology can only be used on farm or otherwise be used in the United States: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. In addition, due to the unique cropping practices do not plant HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology in Imperial County, California, pending import approval and until Forage Genetics International, LLC (FGI) grants express permission for such planting.

HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology has pending import approvals. GROWERS MUST DIRECT ANY PRODUCT PRODUCED FROM HARVXTRA® ALFALFA WITH ROUNDUP READY® TECHNOLOGY SEED OR CROPS (INCLUDING HAY AND HAY PRODUCTS) ONLY TO UNITED STATES DOMESTIC USE. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product.

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