Source: Bayer CropScience

After hundreds of replicated trials and several years of hard work, Bayer CropScience has announced that four experimental cotton varieties have performed consistently and notably enough to join the ranks of FiberMax and Stoneville cotton. Jeff Brehmer, U.S. marketing manager, Stoneville and FiberMax cotton, said these new varieties will raise the bar for yield and quality potential.

"We evaluated dozens of 'good' experimental varieties this past year," he said. "But 'good' isn't good enough. For 2009, we're releasing only the true cream of the crop