DMDS for agricultural soil fumigation

plant-fumigation

In response to ever-increasing demands for improved soil fumigation solutions to replace methyl bromide, Arkema is introducing a new broad-spectrum fumigant. Already use around the globe for a variety of fruits and vegetables, DMDS has demonstrated consistent performance enabling marketable yields that are comparable to methyl bromide treatment at a distinctly lower cost to the grower.

 

This technology is based on dimethyl disulfide (DMDS), a substance naturally present in the environment.

Products in product range

Product
Description
In response to ever-increasing demands for improved soil fumigation solutions to replace methyl bromide. Arkema is introducing its broad-spectrum Paladin® fumigant. Already use around the globe for a variety of fruits and vegetables in open fields mainly, Paladin® have demonstrated consistent performance enabling marketable yields that are comparable to methyl bromide treatment at a distinctly lower cost to the grower.
In response to ever-increasing demands for improved soil fumigation solutions to replace methyl bromide, Arkema is introducing its broad-spectrum Paladin® EC soil fumigant. Already use around the globe for a variety of fruits and vegetables protected crops mainly, Paladin® EC have demonstrated consistent performance enabling marketable yields that are comparable to methyl bromide treatment at a distinctly lower cost to the grower.
Paladin® is a novel, pre-plant soil fumigant for the control or supression of weeds, soil-borne plant pathogens and nematodes in soils to be planted with vegetable and fruit crops where plastic-culture is used for fumigation. The new fumigant is now registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a restricted use pesticide to be used only by Certified Applicators. Paladin® soil fumigant formulations are available for both shank (Paladin®) and drip (Paladin® EC) applications. Florida questions.

Contact and availability

Europe
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Frédéric MANDON
Business Manager
Tel : +33 01 49 00 71 36
Fax : +33 01 49 00 50 31

North America
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Andrew HORVATH
Business Manager
Tel : +1 610 205 7982
Fax : +1 610 205 7944
Clem McKOWN
Paladin Development Director
Tel : +1 610 205 7743
Fax : +1 610 205 7944

Africa and Middle East
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Frédéric MANDON
Business Manager
Tel : +33 01 49 00 71 36
Fax : +33 01 49 00 50 31