Corteva Agriscience launches Salibro nematicide to combat crop-damaging nematodes in India

Corteva Agriscience launches Salibro nematicide to combat crop-damaging nematodes in India

New Delhi: Corteva Agriscience, a global agricultural solution provider, today announced the launch of ‘Salibro’ nematicide in India. This innovative product, powered by Reklemel Active, provides farmers with a targeted and environmentally friendly solution to protect their crops from damaging nematodes while preserving soil health, the company said.

“Plant-parasitic nematodes are microscopic organisms found in soil that feed on the roots of horticultural crops such as capsicum, cucumber, tomato and brinjal. These nematodes are notoriously difficult to identify and control, they cause damage to the crops, affecting farmers’ productivity and profitability. With its unique formulation, Salibro delivers an effective kill of damaging nematodes while demonstrating high selectivity, sparing beneficial soil organisms essential for soil health. Moreover, Salibro is compatible with bacterial and fungal-feeding nematodes, as well as beneficial soil macrofauna, such as earthworms and soil mites, ensuring a balanced and thriving soil ecosystem. By preserving the delicate balance of soil biology, Salibro not only safeguards crop yields but also fosters sustainable agricultural practices, Corteva Agriscience claimed.

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“Salibro reflects Corteva Agriscience’s unwavering commitment to agricultural innovation, affirming its mission to enrich the lives of farmers and consumers while driving sustainable progress for future generations. Corteva remains steadfast in championing sustainable farming practices, making significant investments in research and development. This dedication underscores Corteva’s pivotal role in advancing the future of Indian agriculture,” the company said.

Corteva is a global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovation, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services.

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