BioAct/Melocon for control of plant parasitic nematodes
This product is a biological nematicide for the control of plant parasitic nematodes including Meloidogyne spp. (root-knot nematodes), Radopholus similis (burrowing nematode) and Heterodera spp., Globodera spp. (cyst nematodes) and Pratylenchus spp. (root lesion nematodes).
The activ ingrediant is Paecilomyces lilacinus, strain 251. There are several formulations available to meet the needs of different markets and crop segments.
Paecilomyces lilacinus works by parasitizing nematode eggs and to a lesser extent juveniles and adults and kills them.