Seipasa, a company specialized in natural solutions for zero residues agriculture, has presented the latest innovations in plant extracts as a sustainable alternative in the control of nematodes. The company has participated in the III Symposium on Management of Nematodes in Vegetables (SIMNEH) held in Culiacán, Sinaloa state, on May 4 and 5, 2017.
Javier Nácher, technical director of Seipasa, has given a technical presentation in which nematodes problem and its control through strategies have been analyzed. From the results obtained in different field trials, Nácher has shown control strategies ensuring optimum levels of production.
Among them, Nácher highlighted mixed programs, rotation programs of phytosanitary tools and exclusively biological programs. The technical director of Seipasa has referred to compounds with high added value, that can play a fundamental role in the protection of the root system.
These elements incorporate modes of action being complementary to each other. Thus, they are able to be included in the most demanding nematode control strategies in the market.
The Symposium on Management of Nematodes in Vegetables is addressed to analyze one of the main phytosanitary problems of the state of Sinaloa and other entities of Mexico. According to the Symposium organizers, losses in United States represent a 10% of average agricultural production. In Sinaloa, there are horticultural companies suffering up to 30% of losses.