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Coromandel International Launches 5 New Products to Strengthen Its Crop Protection Portfolio

Farmers in India now have a new option to protect their crops with the newly launched products by Coromandel International Limited. Introducing the product, OFFICER which is a new generation selective herbicide. It is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide that controls almost various weeds in paddy.

Shivam Dwivedi
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Coromandel International Team during the Launch 5 New Products

Coromandel has added five new products to its crop protection portfolio: 3 insecticides, 1 herbicide, and 1 fungicide. On May 12, 2022, the crop savers held their launch meeting at Hotel Radisson Blue Kaushambi - NCR in Delhi. A total of 200 dealers and 50 employees attended the meeting. 

Farmers in India now have a new option to protect their crops with the newly launched products by Coromandel International Limited. Introducing the product, officer which is a new generation selective herbicide. It is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide that controls almost various weeds in paddy.

ORTAIN SUPER is a combination insecticide for paddy, has a dual mode of action for resistance management and provides effective control over both lepidopteran and sucking pests. PHENDAL PLUS insecticide for paddy prevent resistance development with its dual mode of action and has a knockdown effect causing faster kill of target pests.

CANISTER is a broad-spectrum insecticide for chilli having effective control on mites, whiteflies, thrips, has control in all stages of mite’s lifecycle and a long residual action that results in long-duration control. PROP - PLUS is a combination of two highly systemic triazole fungicides resulting in two different modes of action help in resistance management for paddy, offers effective disease control, has less foam formation and good rain fastness.

Sameer Goel, Managing Director, Coromandel International Limited said, “CIL is working to strengthen its product portfolio across segments of Crop Protection in major crops. It gives me immense pleasure that these combination products have been developed in house for complex pest problems. Coromandel will continue to develop innovative products in Nutrition and Crop Protection segments to serve the farming community.”

Coromandel International Limited is amongst India's pioneers and leading Agri solutions providers, offering diverse products and services across the farming value chain. It operates in two major segments: Nutrient and other allied businesses and Crop Protection. These include Fertiliser, Crop Protection, Bio Products, Specialty Nutrients and Organic businesses. The Company is 2nd largest manufacturer and marketer of Phosphatic fertilizer in India.

The Company's Crop Protection products are marketed in India as well as in international geographies, offering wide range of technical and formulation products. The Specialty Nutrient business of the Company focuses on water-soluble fertilizer and secondary & micronutrient segments. The Company is the leading marketer of Organic fertilizer in India.

The BioProducts business of the company focuses on plant extractions for various applications.  It also operates a network of around 750 rural retail outlets across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Through these Retail outlets, the Company offers farming services including crop advisory, soil testing and farm mechanization to around 3 million farmers.

The Company has a strong R&D and Regulatory setup, supporting the businesses in process development and new product introduction. The Company has 17 manufacturing facilities, producing wide range of Nutrient and Crop Protection products, which are marketed through an extensive network of dealers and its own retail centers.

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