Pesticide and Insecticide

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Agriculture is the keystone of the Indian economy. Ensuring food security for more than1 billion Indian populations with diminishing cultivable land resource is a herculean task. This necessitates use of high yielding variety of seeds, balance use of fertilizers, judicious use of quality pesticides along with education to farmers and the use of modern farming techniques. It is estimated that India approximately loses 18 percent of the crop yield valued at Rs.900 billion due to pest attack each year. The use of pesticides help to reduce the crop losses, provide economic benefits to farmers, reduce soil erosion and helping ensuring food safety & security for the nation. The Pesticide Management Bill 2008 defines “Pesticide” as,
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The other business segment consists of Polymer. The Company’s fungicides include Contaf, Contaf Plus, Master and Fujione; weedicides include Fateh, Tata Metri, Tata Panida, and insecticides include Daksh, Tata Mida, Reeva, Asataf and Manik. Its seeds portfolio includes cereals and fibre crops. The Company produces and/or markets several hybrids varieties of maize, paddy and cotton. Its household products include Termex, Sentry and RalliGel. The Company’s seed treatment chemicals consist of Tata Mida 70 WS, Glazer 35 WS, Tata Mida 600 FS and Captaf 50 WP. It provides technical and bulk of various molecules to companies, such as Bayer, Syngenta, Excel, UPL, Gharda, Cheminova, Dhanuka, Nagarjuna and other agrochemical manufacturer.
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United Phosphorus Limited (UPL)
UPL is engaged in the business of agrochemicals, industrial chemicals and chemical intermediates. UPL operates in three segments: agro chemical, industrial chemicals and others. The agro chemicals segment consists of agrochemicals technicals and formulations. The industrial chemicals segment consists of industrial chemicals and speciality chemicals. The others segment consists of traded products. It operates in every continent and has a customer base in 123 countries. The Company offers a range of products that includes insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, fumigants, plant growth and
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