ST 4949GLT Variety

ST 4949GLT is an early/medium maturing GlyTol® LibertyLink® TwinLink® variety with exceptional yield potential. It has good fiber quality with a very high lint percent. ST 4949GLT is easy to manage with moderately aggressive growth habits with intermediate Verticillium wilt tolerance. It is broadly adapted across the Eastern Cotton Belt and East Texas.

Variety Advantages

  • Exceptional yield potential
  • Good fiber quality
  • Very high lint percent
  • Liberty® and glyphosate herbicide tolerant
  • TwinLink protection against insects
  • Intermediate Verticillium wilt tolerance

 

Geographic Region

Eastern Cotton Belt and East Texas

ST4949GLT map


Comparative Fiber Quality

LENGTH LENGTH UNIFORMITY STRENGTH MICRONAIRE
1.13 83.1 30.1 4.8


Agronomic Considerations

DISEASE TOLERANCE  
RKN/FUSARIUM WILT VERTICILLIUM WILT PLANT REGULATOR REQUIREMENTS
Fair †† Intermediate ††
ST 4949GLT 


Variety Characteristics

LEAF PUBESCENCE MATURITY STORM TOLERANCE* HEIGHT/GROWTH HABIT
Hairy Early/Medium 6 Medium/Moderate

“We’re really excited about the yield potential of Stoneville 4949GLT and Stoneville 4848GLT. What we see is improved yield potential and higher lint percent above Stoneville 4946GLB2 and Stoneville 4747GLB2. Also, the management styles that the growers have learned for Stoneville 4946GLB2 and Stoneville 4747GLB2 will make it easy to transition to these new varieties. We’re really excited to have new higher-yielding varieties with 100% Bayer traits with the GlyTol LibertyLink TwinLink technology.”

Lucas Owen, Bayer Agronomist

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*Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 very storm-tolerant; 0 very loose.

††Initial testing based on limited results.

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