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Velum Prime approved for use against bulb and stem nematode in garlic


March 16, 2022
By Fruit & Vegetable

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As of March 10, Velum Prime (fluopyram) has been approved by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulation Agency (PMRA) for use on garlic via the Minor Use Program for the management of stem and bulb nematode. This is a major pest of garlic that has destroyed hundreds of acres of garlic in Canada over the past decade. The nematodes survive in the soil as well as in garlic cloves that are being used to plant subsequent crops.ย |READ MORE