FM 2498GLT Variety

Growers looking for excellent yield potential with medium maturity can look to FM 2498GLT. This semi-smooth variety offers bacterial blight resistance, very good tolerance to Verticillium wilt and very good fiber quality potential. FM 2498GLT is adapted to the High Plains, Rolling Plains, Oklahoma, South Texas and East Texas.

Variety Advantages       

  • Excellent yield potential
  • Very good fiber package
  • High gin turnout
  • Very good Verticillium wilt tolerance
  • Resistant to bacterial blight
  • Liberty® and glyphosate herbicide tolerant
  • Two-gene worm protection

Geographic Region

High Plains, Rolling Plains, Oklahoma, South Texas and East Texas

FM2498GLT map

Comparative Fiber Quality

LENGTH UNIFORMITY STRENGTH MICRONAIRE
1.18 82.7 30.0 4.1


Agronomic Considerations

DISEASE TOLERANCE  
RKN/FUSARIUM WILT VERTICILLIUM WILT BACTERIAL BLIGHT RESISTANCE PLANT REGULATOR REQUIREMENTS
Fair Very Good Resistant FM2498GLT  Plant Growth Regulator Chart
 


Variety Characteristics

LEAF PUBESCENCE MATURITY STORM TOLERANCE* HEIGHT/GROWTH HABIT
Semi-Smooth Medium 6 Medium-Tall/Aggressive



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*Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.
Descriptions and values reported are to give a relative comparison among varieties.
Actual values will be influenced by growing conditions.

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