Patent Number: 8,822,783

Title: Maize hybrid X90C557

Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90C557 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof, produced by crossing Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. proprietary inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant that comprises crossing hybrid maize variety X90C557 with another maize plant. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90C557 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby. This invention relates to the maize variety X90C557, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90C557. This invention further relates to methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90C557.

Inventors: Scott; Lori Karyn (Barnesville, MN), Kramer; Joachim Ernst (Neusiedl, AT)

Assignee: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.

International Classification: A01H 5/00 (20060101); C12N 15/82 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018