LUBBOCK, TX, March 5, 2013 – Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, will have an introductory supply of its first full season maturity NexGen variety, NG 5315 B2RF, in 2013. This new variety, tested earlier as NGx 0012 B2RF, is well suited for irrigated and dryland productive soils in the full season markets of the Southeast and the Delta.
Americot Southeast Sales Representative Jeff Sandifer says, “This year, choices for a full season maturity variety are slim. However, we at Americot are excited about NG 5315 B2RF, which is an outstanding full season maturity option that offers excellent yield potential and fiber quality.
“In head to head comparisons of the most planted full season varieties in Southeast OVT trials in 2010, 2011 and 2012, NG 5315 B2RF consistently ranks as a top performer. It’s an excellent choice for growers looking for a full season maturity variety.”
NG 5315 B2RF, a Bollgard II/Roundup Ready Flex cotton, features a staple range of 36 – 37, strength 28 – 30 and micronaire 4.4 – 4.8. The smooth leaf variety also has excellent resistance to bronze wilt, and very good seedling vigor.
Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides Southeast, Midsouth and Southwest cotton growers with quality planting seed of varieties that offer high yield potential and excellent fiber quality with the technologies that growers want and need. For more information on NexGen® brand and Americot® brand cotton products, call 888.678.7333 or go to www.americot.com.