BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TYMIRIUM from Syngenta® The technology has received regulatory approval in Argentina, bringing farmers closer to accessing the new seed and soil nematicide and fungicide that is highly effective even at low usage rates.
TYMIRIUM® The technology provides long-lasting protection against invisible but highly destructive nematodes and soil-borne diseases – especially the Fusarium species. Key benefits include its ability to protect plant roots from attack, move to aboveground plant parts, and protect against early season disease. Simple to apply, it is also highly compatible with a wide range of other agricultural inputs.
“Plant parasitic nematodes and soil-borne diseases are invisible threats that can devastate crops and lead to yield losses of up to 12% worldwide per year, equivalent to an estimated loss of $150 billion. per year for farmers,” said Jeff Rowe, president. Global crop protection. “The development of TYMIRIUM® The technology took more than 10 years of investment to bring it from discovery to market – a clear example of Syngenta’s commitment to meeting the needs of agriculture. Nematodes are present in almost all agricultural soils, attacking crops and paving the way for new fungal infections, and reducing farmers’ yield and product quality.
Farmers using TYMIRIUM® the technology further benefits from its ability to preserve biodiversity and soil health. A protected and stronger root system supports soil structure and soil organic matter, improves nutrient use efficiency and improves crop resilience to biotic and abiotic stresses. Very selective, TYMIRIUM® the technology has minimal impact on beneficial insects, pollinators and soil biodiversity.
Camilla Corsi, Global Head of Syngenta Crop Protection Research, said, “The positive impact of TYMIRIUM® Soil health technology reflects our growing understanding of this vital interaction, our increased R&D investment in building our capabilities at our soil health center in Stein, Switzerland and around the world, as well as our collaborations in this exciting area.
Products containing TYMIRIUM® The technology will be launched in more than 100 cultures and in more than 60 countries around the world, under various brands in the coming years. VANIVE® – or EVIDIS® in selected markets – will designate soil-applied solutions that will provide early protection in a wide range of crops such as potatoes, tomatoes, bananas and sugarcane, and are compatible with multiple application methods , including drip, dip and in-furrow. Seed treatment solutions will be marketed under the VICTRATO label® brand, and will be available for crops such as soybeans, corn, cereals, cotton and rice.
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agricultural companies, consisting of Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds. Our ambition is to help feed the world safely while taking care of the planet. Our goal is to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture through world-class science and innovative cultivation solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds are part of the Syngenta Group. In over 100 countries, we work to transform the way crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and the Good Growth Plan, we are committed to accelerating innovation for farmers and nature, to fighting for regenerative agriculture, to helping people stay safe and healthy and to team up to have an impact.
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