14 March 2022, New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding for licensing of Dweep tickure, a herbal based formulation for control of ticks in livestock was signed between ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair and Natural Agro Products Pvt Ltd., Port Blair here today.
Dr. E.B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR-CIARI and Shri. Vijay Vishwasrao Patil, C/o Natural Agro Products Pvt Ltd., Port Blair, South Andaman inked the MoU for their respective Institutes.
A team comprising Dr. Jai Sunder, Dr.T.Sujatha, Dr.D.Bhattacharya, Dr.E.B.Chakurkar and Dr.A.K.De have developed oil based herbal topical formulation as acaricides for control of tick infestation in livestock. This herbal based formulation kills all stages of ticks in cattle and goat and safe to be used all stages of livestock including pregnant and lactating animals.