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Pioneer® brand Qrome® Products

The most optimized balance of insect protection and agronomic performance available from Pioneer.

Unlock Yield Potential

Pioneer® brand Qrome® products are fully equipped with dual modes of action to defend against above-ground and dual modes of action against below-ground pests. They are offered as an integrated refuge solution, and available in a number of elite genetic backgrounds to match different farming operations.

High Yield Potential and Agronomic Performance

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Our Qrome® products deliver enhanced yield potential across a broad range of industry-leading genetic platforms from Pioneer. We have raised our root strength scores by 17% since 2017 in the triple-stack segment of our lineup.¹ Qrome products delivered a 7.7 bu/A yield advantage against SmartStax® technology in 2020 on-farm trials.²

Proven Insect Protection

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Qrome® products deliver proven defense against your biggest problem pests, including two modes of action to control corn rootworm. Over six years of testing and 34,000 root observations under moderate to heavy CRW pressure in efficacy trials, they have consistently delivered excellent CRW protection similar to Optimum® AcreMax® XTreme products3. Qrome products are equipped with a proprietary molecular stack of the proven Bt traits from the Herculex® I and Herculex® RW traits.


Compatible Across a Wide Range of Germplasm

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Proprietary molecular stack technology in Qrome® products improves integration across a broader range of Pioneer germplasm, nearly doubling the number of elite genetic backgrounds we can develop products for with CRW protection. This more-efficient breeding process empowers Pioneer researchers to bring new and better products to your farm faster than ever.

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Manage CRW on Your Farm

Learn the best management practices to suppress corn rootworm in your fields and maximize the yield potential from your trait package.

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Find the Right Product for Every Acre

The best genetics, top trait packages and extensive local field knowledge combine to deliver new products with proven performance consistency across years and environments. Use Pioneer® brand corn products to maximize yield potential on every acre.

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Our unmatched team of local professionals live and work in your community. They’re ready to help you select products with superior yield potential and provide year-round service and expertise. Have questions? Ask your local Pioneer sales representative today.

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¹Root strength score increase from 2017-2020 in the Pioneer brand triple stack segment. Data is based on an average of 2020 comparisons made in the U.S. through Nov. 1, 2020. Comparisons are against all competitors, technology segment matched, unless otherwise stated, and within a +/- 3 CRM of the competitive brand. Efficacy from multiple trials with moderate & high CRW pressure at 8 locations in 2014, 6 locations in 2015, 8 locations in 2016, 8 locations in 2017, 10 locations in 2018, 9 locations in 2019, and 15 locations in 2020.