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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Genuity® brand?
The Genuity® brand is Monsanto’s first trait brand uniting a family of traits under a single, easily recognizable name. This is big news for farmers, because Genuity® traits make it simpler than ever to unlock your seed potential.

Where did the Genuity® name come from?
The Genuity® brand name was inspired by the words used to describe the energy, breadth and technology that we bring to trait innovation—such as “genuine,” “genetics” and “ingenuity.” The name reinforces our commitment to traits that provide enhanced productivity and higher yields for the farmers who plant them.

What are the Genuity® traits being currently offered?

  • For Corn:
    • Genuity® SmartStax® Corn
    • Genuity® VT Double PRO® Corn
    • Genuity® SmartStax® RIB Complete®
    • Genuity® VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®
  • For Soybean:
    • Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® Soybeans
  • For Canola:
    • Genuity® Roundup Ready®Canola
  • For Specialty Crops:
    • Genuity® Roundup Ready® Sugarbeets

Where can I find Genuity® trait technology?
Contact your local seed representative. And look for the Genuity® logo in seed catalogs and on seed bags.

What do the icons mean?
The Genuity® brand utilizes a visual system to help farmers choose the trait benefits they need for corn, soybean, cotton and specialty crops. Each Genuity® trait benefit is clearly represented with a simple icon.

Herbicide Tolerance

Crop safety you need in a system that provides unsurpassed weed control.

Insect Protection

Protecting against insects both above and below the ground.

Weather Protection

New weather-related traits in the Monsanto pipeline, such as drought tolerance.

Increased Productivity

Delivering higher yield potential

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