Crop Protection

Best Agrolife to Launch Patented Rice Herbicide Formulation Orisulam in India

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03 May 2024, New Delhi: Best Agrolife Ltd (BAL) will be launching a new patented formulation in the upcoming Kharif season under the brand name Orisulam. Orisulam is a combination of Bispyribac Sodium 0.25% + Penoxsulam 0.25% + Pyrazosulfuron Ethyl 0.20% GR. The company has been granted 9(3) Formulation Indigenous Manufacture (FIM) registration from CIB & RC.

The three molecules of this combination belong to the ALS (acetolactate synthase) inhibitors herbicide group. The ALS inhibitors disrupt essential amino acid synthesis in weeds providing triple the effectiveness in control of weeds.

With an estimated annual business potential of approximately Rs 2000 crores in the rice herbicide segment, BAL anticipates “Orisulam” to be an important growth driver.

“Orisulam” is a broad-spectrum pre-emergence, early post-emergence and post-emergence contact and systemic herbicide for paddy. Its patented triple combination of three molecules ensures weed control of grasses, broad leaves and sedges. It offers a comprehensive strategy with a flexible window of application and the granular formulation has been specially designed for ease of application.

Best Agrolife group also received 9(3) FIM vs FIT registration for Boscalid 25.2% + Pyraclostrobin 12.8% WG. This fungicidal combination is effective in specialty crops such as grapes for the control of downy mildew and powdery mildew diseases.

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