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Best Agrolife receives registrations for the domestic manufacturing of nine essential technicals

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20 January 2023, New Delhi: Best Agrolife Ltd (BAL) has received registrations for the indigenous manufacturing of Mepiquat Chloride, Metalaxyl, Metolachlor, Flonicamid, Clomazone, Ethiprole, Thiacloprid, Halosulfuron Methyl, and Dodine technicals. The company also recently acquired the registration for the indigenous manufacturing of Cyhalofop-butyl (Market size: ₹ 350 Cr) and Propaquizafop Technical u/s 9(3) from CIBRC.

Speaking on the development, Vimal Alawadhi, MD, BAL said, ″These technicals will not only fortify all the sections of our product portfolio but will also enable us to serve the farmer community better. Moreover, since there is a huge demand for these technicals in India and across the globe they will further strengthen our position in the domestic market and will increase our revenue through exports as well.″

Below is a list of registrations received by Best Agrolife for domestic manufacturing.

1. Mepiquat Chloride Technical: Mepiquat chloride is a plant growth regulator for cotton. It promotes the reproductive growth of plants, inhibits the crazy growth of stems and leaves, controls side branches, and shapes ideal plant shapes.

2. Metalaxyl Technical: A broad-spectrum, systemic fungicide Metalaxyl is used to control plant diseases caused by Oomycete fungi in a variety of fruit and vegetable crops.

3. Metolachlor Technical: Metolachlor is a broad-spectrum herbicide used for general weed control in corn, soybean, and sorghum, and on ornamental plants, trees, shrubs, vines and in forestry.

4. Flonicamid Technical: Flonicamid is an eco-friendly systemic insecticide that controls aphids, whiteflies, and thrips in apples, peaches, wheat, potato vegetables, cotton, ornamentals, etc.

5. Clomazone Technical: Clomazone is a broad-spectrum herbicide used to control annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in cotton, peas, pumpkins, soybeans, sweet potatoes, tobacco, winter squash, and wheat.

6. Ethiprole Technical: It is a broad spectrum non-systemic insecticide that keeps plant hoppers, thrips, aphids, weevils, flies and maggots, grasshoppers, psyllids, leaf minders, and some species of whitefly under control in cotton, peanuts, rice, soybean, tea, sugarcane, and in fruits and vegetables.

7. Thiacloprid Technical: Used as an insecticide to protect cotton, pome fruit, vegetables, and potatoes from a variety of sucking and chewing insects, primarily aphids and whiteflies.

8. Halosulfuron Methyl Technical: Halosulfuron is a systemic herbicide that controls annual broad-leaved weeds and nutsedge species, in maize, sugar cane, rice, sorghum, nuts, and turf.

9. Dodine Technical: Dodine is a fungicide and bactericide used to control scab on apples, pears, and pecans, brown rot on peaches, and several foliar diseases of cherries, strawberries, peaches, sycamore trees, and black walnuts.

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