​​2021 ThryvOn Technology Update​

March 2022 | 13 min., 54 sec.
by Tim Dabbert
Bayer Crop Science

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Summary

​ThryvOn™ technology will be the industry’s first cotton biotech trait to provide season-long protection against tarnished plant bugs and thrips species and may help reduce the need for some insecticide applications. In 2021, a stewarded Ground Breakers® introduction was planted across 87 growers Beltwide. Consultants for some of these growers were asked to collect data on thrips, plant bugs, square retention, and yield. Results demonstrated that thrips injury and numbers were significantly reduced in ThryvOn compared with the negative check. Additionally, plant bug numbers were significantly reduced in ThryvOn compared with the negative check, which resulted in a significant increase in square retention. ThryvOn technology will provide another tool for growers to help protect cotton from economically important pests.​

About the Presenter

​​Tim DabbertTim Dabbert is a market development manager at Bayer CropScience and focuses on cotton traits and agronomic systems. His primary responsibilities include determining market readiness and fit of new biotech and native traits and integrating them in agronomics systems that pair crop protection and seeds/traits into tailored solutions for growers. Additionally, Tim helps develop technical messaging and marketing material to teach growers how to use Bayer CropScience’s products.

Contact Information:
Email: timothy.dabbert@bayer.com

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