Destructive pests such as nematodes, fungi, insects, weeds, and other pathogens can be devastating to a crop.

The chemicals listed below are registered in varying chemical formulations for maximum performance, safety, and environmental health.

Chloropicrin
Example trade names: Chloropicrin, Tri-Clor, Pic Plus, Strike, Pic-Clor
Safely used since: 1920s
Benefits: Excellent control of many fungal and bacterial pathogens; also controls some insects, and nematodes
Movement through soil: Good in well-tilled, non-saturated soil
EPA residue tolerance: Exempt, EPA determination - no residue in or on food

1,3-Dichloropropene
Example trade names: Telone®, InLine, Pic-Clor, Tri-Form
Safely used since: 1950s
Benefits: Excellent for preplant nematode control and when mixed with Chloropicrin, also controls numerous fungal and bacterial plant pathogens Movement through soil: Good in well-tilled, low moisture soil
EPA residue tolerance: Exempt, EPA determination - no residue in or on food

Many common soil-borne issues can be controlled with fumigation, such as:

  • Common Pitted Scab
  • Root Knot Nematode
  • Phytophthora Wilt
  • Pythium Root Rot
  • Violet Root Rot
  • Verticillium Wilt

Name

Active

Benefits

Registration No

Pic Plus

85.5% Chloropicrin

14.5% Solvent

Excellent control of many fungal and bacterial pathogens. Also controls some nematode, insect, and weed species.

Label
Datasheet

L9554

Tri-Form 60

60% Chloropicrin

40% 1,3Dichloropropene

Excellent control of many fungal and bacterial pathogens. Excellent control of nematodes. Also helps control some insect and weed species.

Label
Datasheet

L9839

Tripicrin

100% Chloropicrin

Excellent control of many fungal and bacterial pathogens. Also controls some nematode, insect, and weed species.

L8306