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Velum Prime

Velum Prime is a nematicide for use in potato and carrot crops. It is a liquid formulation and has no statutory harvest interval.

Product details

A liquid nematicide for potatoes and carrots. In potatoes it can be applied in-furrow at planting or as a broadcast spray to the soil surface and then incorporated to a minimum depth of 10 to 20 centimetres up to 72 hours before planting.

In carrots, Velum Prime can only be applied as a broadcast spray up to 72 hours before being incorporated to a minimum depth of 10 to 20 centimetres.

Product Profile

Active substance

400 g/L fluopyram


Suspension Concentrate (SC)

Pack Size

5 L

Water Volume

Potatoes 200 - 500 L/ha (can be reducible to 100 L/ha in-furrow only)

Carrots 250 - 500 L/ha

Buffer Zone




Important Information


Potatoes and Carrots

Max. individual dose

0.625 L/ha

Max. number of treatments

Potatoes: One per year in furrow or one per 3 years via broadcast spray Carrots: One per 2 years via broadcast spray

Calendar Timing

Potatoes: Broadcast and incorporate: Apply February - June In-furrow: No restriction Carrots: Braodcast and Incorporate: Apply February - June

Latest time of application

Before or at planting/drilling

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