Superior Above-ground Insect Control.

About PowerCore®

Protect your corn from damaging above-ground insects with PowerCore® trait technology.

PowerCore is a pyramid of Bt traits that combines three proteins to deliver the broadest spectrum of protection against above-ground pests. This season-long insect control is specialized for areas with minimal rootworm pressure to protect your high-yielding corn crop.

Stacked With the Enlist Corn Trait

The Enlist corn trait builds on the Roundup Ready® system with additional tolerance to a new 2,4-D and FOP herbicides. And Enlist Duo® herbicide with Colex-D® technology, a blend of new 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, provides exceptional weed control designed to land and stay on target.The stacked technology of PowerCore Enlist corn will enable you to control insects and the toughest weeds in your fields.

Insects Controlled

Corn earworm

Feeds on developing ears and, in some cases, whorl, silks and tassel

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Western Bean Cutworm

Feeds on developing ears, directly impacting yield from 30 percent to 40 percent

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Black Cutworm

Larvae sever plants near soil line, reducing stands and lowering yield

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European Corn Borer

Tunnels through stalk to feed on all above-ground parts of corn plant

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Southwestern Corn Borer

Tunnels into stalk, leaving plant vulnerable to lodging

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Fall Armyworm

Feeds on young corn, emergence to waist-high, to destroy entire plants and feeds on developing ears

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Resources

Dow AgroSciences traits fact sheet
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PowerCore fact sheet
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Stewardship Information

IRM Guidelines

Today’s in-plant protection traits are the most convenient, effective way to control yield-robbing insects. In fact, good stewardship and Insect Resistance Management (IRM) — including the right refuge — can help protect the future of your farm.

That’s why you should look to the multiple modes of action of PowerCore, trait technology, which reduces the refuge requirement from 20 percent to 5 percent in the Corn Belt.1

To learn more or download our latest Product Use Guide, visit traitstewardship.com.

Get more information on PowerCore®

Contact your local seed representative to learn more about PowerCore and other Dow AgroSciences trait technologies.

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