Target Crops and delivery system:
These formulations can be delivered as soil application after enrichment in FYM or through drip
application, spraying on the foliage of several horticultural crops viz., tomato, capsicum, okra,
brinjal, cabbage, cauliflower, chillies, carrot, onion, tuberose, gerbera, crossandra, gladioli,
carnation, banana, papaya, pomegranate, acid lime, citrus, grapes and also on crops grown under
protected conditions such as carnations, gerbera, capsicum, tomato, okra, musk melon and water melon.
This formulation can also be used for treatment of potting mixture used for producing grafts or
hardening tissue culture seedlings of horticultural crops in small polythene bags.
Target agro-ecological zones (if any):
Validation and commercialization:
These formulations have been tested under IIHR research fields and farmers’ fields in Karnataka.
The process for making the products has been granted patents in India (No.250779), US (US 7,923,005B)
Australia (AU 2007216174 B2) and Thailand (No: 7621).
The products help in producing vigorous and disease-free seedlings of horticultural crops in nursery
stage and boost crop yield. The product can reduce the cost incurred on plant protection measures
upto 50% with a net saving of Rs.10000 to Rs.12500 per acre.