19 January 2023, New Delhi: The application of Mahamaya Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. for the registration of Bispyribac Sodium Technical under section 9(3) was approved by the Central Insecticide Board and Registration Committee in its 442nd meeting.
Bispyribac sodium is a systemic herbicide that moves throughout the plant tissue and works by interfering with production of a plant enzyme necessary for growth, acetolactate synthase (ALS). The product is most commonly used broad spectrum post emergent Herbicide in India for control of different types of grasses, sedges and broadleaf weeds in Transplanted, Direct seeded paddy and Rice Nursery.
Mahamaya Lifesciences plans for selling the product as Technical and Bulk formulation (10% SC) to renowned Indian Agrochemical companies. Mahamaya has setup a SC formulation plant to meet this requirement with 3000 L per day production capacity.
Besides this Mahamaya is also launching its own Brand ″GEHENA″ to directly meet the farmer’s level requirement in major Paddy growing states. Currently Mahamaya has brand presence in the states of Punjab, UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra with more than 500 distributors.
Mahamaya expects to boost their business by 20% with the introduction of this product.
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