Best Agrolife gets registration for indigenously manufacturing ‘Warden Extra’ fungicide-cum-insecticide

Best Agrolife gets registration for indigenously manufacturing 'Warden Extra' fungicide-cum-insecticide

New Delhi: Best Agrolife Ltd (BAL), a leading agrochemical manufacturer in India, has received the registration for the indigenous manufacturing of an agrochemical from the Central Insecticides Board & Registration Committee (CIBRC). “This agrochemical, comprising Trifloxystrobin, Thiamethoxam, and Thiophanate Methyl, holds significant promise in transforming Indian agriculture by mitigating harmful diseases and pests, thereby boosting crop production,” BAL said.

“The registration has been granted under section 9(3) FIM to Seedlings India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BAL. Scheduled for a nationwide launch in April 2024 under the brand name Warden Extra, this agrochemical is a potent fungicide and insecticide specifically designed to safeguard crops from damping off disease, as well as combat Leafhopper, Aphid, and Whitefly insects. Its broad-spectrum effectiveness extends to addressing various fungal diseases, such as powdery mildew, rust, and leaf spot, along with targeting a variety of insects including aphids, thrips, and whiteflies,” the company informed.

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“Significantly, Warden Extra stands as BAL’s patented product, following the success of the company’s earlier innovations, Ronfen and Tricolor, which have already made a significant impact on Indian agriculture due to their effectiveness. With the introduction of Warden Extra, BAL is expanding its product line, generating anticipation for the potential contributions this new agrochemical solution could make to the agricultural sector,” BAL said.

“Notably, Best Agrolife had also recently secured a 20-year patent for ‘Synergistic Granular Herbicidal Composition for Paddy.’ This innovative herbicide, set to debut in the upcoming Kharif season, will be introduced under the brand name ‘Orisulam’. Furthermore, BAL boasts a robust pipeline for more future patent molecules, indicating a promising trajectory for the company’s continued advancements in agricultural solutions,” the company informed.

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Highlighting the development, the spokesperson from Best Agrolife said, “We are excited about the approval from CIBRC, as it signifies a major stride towards enhancing agricultural productivity in India. Warden Extra is a testament to our commitment to providing effective and sustainable solutions for farmers. This formulation is poised to make a positive impact by not only eliminating crop-threatening diseases and pests but also by contributing to a resilient and thriving agricultural ecosystem. As we expand our product line, BAL remains committed to developing cutting-edge solutions for the agriculture sector. Our robust pipeline of future patent molecules reflects our dedication to advancing agricultural practices and ensuring sustainable growth in the industry.”

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