Prevent a pest-infested harvest with BASF

By now, farmers will have planted their vegetables and fruit produce ready to harvest throughout the summer. But, to ensure everything remains untouched by pests this year, growers should try a biological control that will save stress and time later down the line. BASF Nemasys Biological Fruit and Veg Protection is a fast, natural and organic solution which will help rid the allotment of pests this season. It causes no harm to non-target species and can be used on home-grown produce with confidence, as fruit and vegetables can simply be rinsed with water before being eaten.Nemsays BASF

This solution contains a mix of nematode species, which are naturally occurring microscopic worms that act as natural pest controls.

Nemasys Biological Fruit and Veg Protection controls a range of pests including; carrot and cabbage root fly, cutworms, onion fly, sciarid fly, caterpillars, gooseberry sawfly, thrips, shore fly and codling moth.

Gavin Wood, business development and key account manager for nematodes, said: “This is an all-round solution for tackling a variety of pests in the garden during the warmer months. The specific method of application varies depending upon which of the pest’s gardeners are targeting, so it is important to read the instructions carefully.”

Application of Nemasys Fruit and Veg is recommended between April and October.

To find out instructions on how to use BASF Nemaslug and Nemasys products, click on the website to download a how-to-guide.