Crop Protection

GRACIA (Technical: Fluxametamide 10% w/w EC)

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20 March 2024, New Delhi: Gracia is a novel isoxazoline insecticide with broad-spectrum activity, launched in collaboration with Nissan Chemical Corporation. The proactive spray of Gracia immediately after pest incidence ensures a longer duration of control. Its unique mode of action works effectively against both sucking and chewing pests. Its chemistry is classified under Group 30 of IRAC’s mode of action classification. Safer to mammals and beneficial insects.

Mode of Action:

It is a gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) – gated chloride channels antagonist. It is a translaminar insecticide effective through ingestion and contact.

CropsTarget Pest/Disease Dose per Acre (gm/ml)
BrinjalLeaf hopper, Thrips, Fruit and shoot borer160
CabbageDiamond back moth, tobacco caterpillar, semilooper160
ChilliThirps, Fruit Borer, Tobacco caterpillar160
OkraLeaf hopper, Thrips, Fruit borer160
RedgramSpotted pod borer, pod borer160
TomatoThirps, Fruit borer160


1.    Proactive: For bountiful yields, spray at the early stage of pest attack.

2.    Power: Effective control in thrips and borers. Its translaminar action ensures that the sucking pests under the leaf also get killed, providing complete protection.

3.    Protection: It is environment friendly. It is also safer for beneficial insects and mammals.

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