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February 02, 2021

UPL AgroSolutions Canada announces that its first biosolutions product in Canada, OHM Biostimulant, has received registration from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.


OHM is a highly advanced and highly concentrated liquid form of Ascophyllum nodosumseaweed extract that optimizes nutrient use efficiency for enhanced plant growth and development. Increased plant vigour and yield potential has been documented in a wide variety of crops.


“On average, Canadian growers spend more than CA$50 million on biostimulants for all crops. UPL is excited to extend OHM as the first product in this important crop health division for Canadian growers,” says Trent McCrea, country head, UPL AgroSolutions Canada. “UPL will be conducting additional in-field demonstrations of OHM in field corn, wheat, canola, pulses and a selection of horticulture crops this year. This is the first of many new products in UPL’s biosolutions pipeline for Canada.”



“OHM and other biostimulant products in the development pipeline will continue to be tested and demonstrated on various sites,” says Chris Nowlan, marketing portfolio manager. “Though the plans are still coming together, UPL expects to have trials out on apples, grapes, tomato and potato.


With a global R&D footprint, UPL is focused on an integrated approach to provide biosolutions that work for specific crops and situations. UPL’s growing biosolutions portfolio includes biocontrol products, biostimulants and innovative nutrition products. OHM is labeled for a wide range of crops, including canola, field peas, corn, apples, grapes, and berries. See the label for a full list of crops. 


For more information about OHM, contact your local UPL AgroSolutions Canada representative.


Source:  UPL January 27, 2021 news release

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Submitted by Karen Davidson on 2 February 2021