New Delhi- based Crystal Crop Protection, a leading agrochemical company launched a basket of products for farmers that are going to revolutionise crop protection and improve productivity for Indian farmers. The company introduced five products to Karnataka farmers at Bangalore on Thursday. The products include Apex 50, Abacin, Azotrix, Toggle Plus and Crystorhiza.
Known for its innovative range of insecticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators, Crystal introduced Apex 50 an Insecticide for control of caterpillars & Mites & is under patent consideration, Abacin is second product which is world renowned Miticide, Third product is Azotrix which is excellent product for the control of blast in paddy crop. Fourth product is bio stimulant – Toggle Plus, brought in association with Canada based Acadian Plant Health. Fifth Product is a Soil Conditioner to unlock the potential of Soil – Crystorhiza. These products will ensure higher yield and more profits to farmers.
With its latest offerings Crystal hopes to strengthen its presence in Karnataka and across India. Last year also, the company introduced 7 products that have improved the landscape of Indian farming.
“As a farmer-centric company, we are delighted to bring these products which are going to benefit farmers in a big way. They are extremely effective and affordable and will help farmers protect their crop and improve yield. This type of rapid fire launch of valuable products is rare in the history of the agrochemical industry. We are launching these products to help them become more prosperous,” Ankur Agarwal, Managing Director, Crystal Crop Protection said on the occasion of the launch.
Apex-50 would be a strong weapon in the farmers’ arsenal — effective in controlling Lepidopteran pests and Thrips. It is for the first time that such a product is being launched in India.
Abacin which is exclusive to Crystal and would enable farmers to control the menace of mite. Abacin is a Blue Triangle Product which will be extremely useful for farmers, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradeesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradeesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana and Punjab, where mite infestation is a major problem. Due to its higher MRL, Abacin is widely used on mites, globally.
With an aim to be leader in the bio stimulant market, Crystal is proud to enter into an association with Canada based Acadian Plant Health™ (APH), to bring the celebrated yield-enhancing bio-stimulant Toggle Plus to India for first time for the benefit of Indian farmers. The bio–stimulant is based on Ascophyllum nodosum, a natural extract scientifically proven to increase crop yields and return on investment for farmers. It is exclusively grown in intertidal zone of North Atlantic Ocean.
Also in Crystal’s basket of farmers’ goodies is Crystorhiza a soil conditioner which unlocks the potential of the soil and thus ensuring better plant health and better yield. It can be used on all crops, but is particularly beneficial for rice, wheat, sugarcane, cotton, vegetables and fruits.
Azotrix, under patent consideration is the result of Crystal’s own R&D. Azotrix would give farmers a powerful weapon against blast infestation in paddy crop which is India’s biggest crop. It will be a boon for paddy farmers and make crystal a dominant player in Paddy Crop Protection Market.