Mahindra launches new insecticide

Mahindra Agri Solutions Limited (MASL) on Wednesday launched new insecticide ‘Tromph’ which mainly fights brown plant hopper which severely damages rice.

Addressing media conference here, Ashok Sarma, president, agriculture sector and MD and CEO of MASL, said that it is a blue-level insecticide which is safe and environment friendly. He said that it is having unique features like cost effective and value added. He said that they have been working towards providing a full range of solution to farmers, including high quality hybrid seeds, advanced agrichemical solutions, micro irrigation and agri advisory through Mahindra Samriddhi centres.

Amibitious plans

Amit, senior executive of MASL said that Tromph effect starts within 3 hours from spraying and it can be sprayed on standing crop of six months old. Replying to a question, he said that they are having ambitious plans to bring awareness among farmers about right use of organic chemicals in future. He said they have opted to launch first time in Andhra Pradesh particularly in Rajamahendravaram as both Godavari districts are known as rice bowl of the state and unique climatic conditions.

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