Results with PMV®-01?

Ten years of scientific research and six years of commercial experience in more than 4500 treated hectares, have proven that PMV®-01 is a reliable solution for PepMV damage in all types of tomatoes, ranging from the smallest specialties to big beef tomatoes, in cultivation systems both with and without assimilation lighting, in all substrate and soil types and in different climatological conditions. The typical PepMV symptoms are not seen in PMV®-01 protected tomato crops. Moreover, production losses of 4 to 12% that can be caused by an aggressive PepMV infection are avoided with a PMV®-01 vaccination.
The effectiveness has been shown in a series of official GEP trials. In these trials, crops with and without PMV®-01 vaccination were inoculated with an aggressive PepMV isolate three weeks after the vaccination date. The PMV®-01 vaccinated crops showed no loss of quality and production, whereas the non-vaccinated crops showed average production losses ranging from 7 to 11%.

 

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PMV®-01 vaccinated and non-vaccinated crops were challenged with an aggressive PepMV isolate 3 weeks after the vaccination date. The PMV®-01 vaccinated crop showed no quality loss and no production loss, in all GEP studies performed. In this 4 GEP trials, the nonvaccinated crops showed average production losses from 7 to 11%. GEP: Good Experimental Practice.

 

Commercial data from a tomato grower who obtains consistently higher productions of specialty tomatoes after PMV®-01 vaccination. Before he used the vaccine, the crop suffered from a spontaneous PepMV infection. With the PMV®-01 vaccine, the healthy plants allow a faster and more generative growth, resulting in more yield.