Previously, growers had limited in-season options to protect their potatoes from nematodes. Bayer now offers a solution with Velum Prime, a nematicide with
fungicidal activity that suppresses nematodes, fights damaging diseases and helps provide higher yields. Velum Prime is a wide-spectrum nematicide that can be
conveniently applied during the season through irrigation systems.
Wilting and stunted growth
and Verticillium wilt
(early dying complex)
Up to 90% annual
Studies have shown that Velum Prime helps suppress diseases and improve yield.
1Daniel Kepich, “Golden Nematode Program Update,” USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
2Trial conducted by Miller Research, Acequia, Idaho, 2015.
3Average price per CWT based on USDA Crop Production 2017 Summary Report.