Myconem Plus

Nematode management
Product contains consortia of Paecilomyces lilacinus spores for effective management of plant parasitic nematodes.

Mode of Action

  • Paecilomyces lilacinus is an egg parasitic fungi which parasitizes eggs, cysts and egg laying females.
  • The fungi alters egg shell permeability by production of chitinase, serine protease, glucoamylase.
  • Also produces diffusible fungal toxins such as lilacinin, paecilotoxin, leucinostatin and acetic acid.

Figure 1 Meloidogyne egg parasitized by Paecilomyces


  • Controls effectively the economically important nematodes like root knot nematodes, burrowing nematodes, cyst nematodes, lesion nematodes etc., among wide range of crops
  • Inherently less toxic than conventional pesticides
  • Affect only the target pest
  • Does not create resistance, resurgence and residues problem
  • Helps to increase the productivity by containing the nematode pests
  • Controls the nematodes effectively at all stages like eggs, larvae, pupae etc.,
  • Helps in preventing the damages in the root system caused by nematodes which generally lays eggs in the root tissues

Technical Specification

Paecilomyces lilacinus (CFU count: 2 X 106/g) and carrier


Water soluble formulation 200 – 300 g per acre

Technical Specification Dose
Paecilomyces lilacinus (CFU count: 2 X 106/g) and carrier Water soluble formulation 200 – 300 g per acre

Method of Application

Soil application

Mix 200-300 g with 1 L of water and sprinkle over 100 Kg of FYM or vermicompost. Broadcast this mixture uniformly all over the field for one acre area before sowing or planting.

Seed treatment

Mix 10 g of the product with required quantity of organic products like humic acid, sea weed extracts etc., in water. Coat the seeds with the slurry, shade dry for 10-15 min. and sow the seeds instantly.

Soil drenching

Mix 200-300 g of the product with 100 lit. of water and drench the soil before sowing/transplanting using a hand operated sprayer, after removing its nozzle.

Recommended Crops

  • Pulses

  • Cereals

  • Cotton

  • Fruits

  • Vegetables

  • Flowers

  • Ornamental

  • Plantation Crops

Myconem Plus USP

  • Formulation provides greater stability of biologicals
  • Active ingredient triggers plant immune response through ISR
  • Boosts plant growth and yield in crops