Pune: Dhanuka Agritech Limited, a prominent agrochemical company, has unveiled a new herbicide named ‘Tizom’ to assist sugarcane farmers in controlling weeds and enhancing the profitability of their sugarcane cultivation. Developed in collaboration with Nissan Chemical Corporation, Japan, ‘Tizom’ is a groundbreaking herbicide with unique composition and properties poised to transform weed management in sugarcane farming.
This innovative herbicide comprises two key active ingredients, Halosulfuron Methy l6% and Metribuzin 50% WG, offering an effective solution for managing a wide range of weeds, including narrow leaf weeds, broadleaf weeds, and Cyperus rotundus. As a result, it plays a pivotal role in boosting sugarcane crop productivity.
Rahul Dhanuka, Joint Managing Director of Dhanuka Agritech Limited, commented on the introduction of ‘Tizom,’ stating, “Tizom will further bolster our robust sugarcane product portfolio and prove immensely beneficial to sugarcane farmers. Its launch underscores our ongoing commitment to provide the best solutions to farmers and boost their income. We have ambitious growth plans for this fiscal year and intend to introduce several more products.”
‘Tizom’ is notable for its ability to target and eliminate weeds while safeguarding sugarcane crops from harm. Additionally, it offers long-lasting weed control, providing farmers with an extended weed-free environment.
Manoj Varshney, National Marketing Head of Dhanuka Agritech Limited, emphasized the importance of selectiveness in protecting sugarcane plants from weeds and ensuring optimal growth and yield. He stated, “Such a unique offering is essential for Indian farmers, and we at Dhanuka are dedicated to providing innovative solutions to farmers.”
Amit Mishra, Senior Portfolio Manager for Herbicides at Dhanuka, shared similar sentiments, noting that ‘Tizom’ would remove a significant hurdle for Indian sugarcane farmers, simplify crop management, and enhance productivity.
Dr. R.K. Yadav, Managing Director of Nissan Agro Tech India Pvt. Ltd., and Mr. Yasuhiko Teraoka, International Business Head at Nissan Chemical Corporation, Japan, expressed their commitment to delivering quality products to support Indian farmers in the future.
‘Tizom’ has been introduced to farmers in Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu, with plans to expand to other states in the near future.