Soybean Seed Treatment

Treated soybean seeds in pile

Protect Your Seed From the Start

LumiGEN™ technologies protect your investment with best-in-class seed treatment. You can plant with confidence knowing your seeds and seedlings have advanced protection against pests, disease and uncertain soil conditions during the critical early growth period. 

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Give Your Soybean Seed a Head Start

Make the most of your seed investment with protection from the portfolio of LumiGEN™ technologies. With a powerful, proven formulation, these innovative technologies protect your Pioneer® brand soybean seed from pests, diseases and challenging soil conditions. Give your soybeans a healthy start and maximize your yield potential with advanced seed treatment recipes exclusive to Pioneer and other seed brands from Corteva Agriscience™.

Best-in-Class Phytophthora Protection

Our foundation starts with DuPont™ Lumisena™ fungicide seed treatment for best-in-class protection against Phytophthora, the No. 1 soybean disease. Research in multiyear trials shows soybeans treated with Lumisena fungicide seed treatment produced a 4.0 bu/A yield advantage over metalaxyl, the previous leading technology for Phytophthora protection, in areas considered high pressure responsive locations.

Improved Plant Health

A biostimulant for improved early season root and plant growth is paired with a high-grade polymer for better seed flow and drop accuracy. The biofungicide inhibits seedling and root pathogens while it elicits systemic changes within the plant, activating the plant’s natural defense system. This increases nutrient uptake through healthier roots and sites for nodulations.

Protection From Pests

Available insect protection includes Gaucho® seed treatment. This proven insecticide protects against early season insect feeding from overwintering bean leaf beetles, seedcorn maggot and suppression of soybean aphids.

Enhanced Protection With ILeVO® Fungicide

For acres at risk for sudden death syndrome or cyst nematode injury, ILeVO® fungicide treatment delivers exceptional activity, protecting your genetic investment.

Advantages of ILeVO® Fungicide

Research trials have shown a 2.0 bu/A advantage across all environments and SDS levels of infection. In heavy SDS infection areas, 46 locations showed a 6.4 bu/A advantage.2

Spot the Difference

Lumisena™ soybean seed treatment gives your soybeans a head start during the critical early growth stage. Slide to see in-field results.

  • Lumisena - Spot the Difference - Before - Desktop
  • Lumisena - Spot the Difference - After - Desktop

Before - (Left) - Photo taken 6/13/18. After - (Right) - Photo taken 6/26/18. Location: Spring Creek, ND.

Harvesters in soybean field

Find the Right Product for Every Acre

Pioneer® brand soybeans offer the best yield potential, strong agronomics and a wide range of herbicide-tolerant trait options for your farm. Maximize performance potential on every acre with soybeans from Pioneer. 

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1Data is based on 638 head-to-head comparisons between DuPont™ Lumisena™ fungicide seed treatment (0.568 fl oz/cwt) and metalaxyl (0.75 fl oz/cwt) in the top 10 soybean-producing states through Dec. 12, 2017.

2Pioneer Agronomy Science trials. 2012-2015 data are based on average of all comparisons made in 165 locations through Nov. 1, 2015. Do not use these or any other data from a limited number of trials as a significant factor in product selection.