The soybean or soya bean is a legume crop native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean which has numerous uses. The plant is classed as an oilseed rather than a pulse by the FAO. It is one of largest edible oil worldwide.
Soybean’s importance is increased for India as India is one of the few countries left which is producing non-GMO Soybean. Dhanuka has a wide range of products to take care of various problems in Soybean crop. With establishment of Targa Super as the top brand in Soybean markets – Dhanuka is well placed for promotion of any new molecule in this crop.
Paddy or Rice (after milling) is a cereal grain, which is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia. Rice is a major food staple and a mainstay for the rural population and their food security in India. It is mainly cultivated by small farmers in holdings of less than 1 hectare.
India has the highest area under cultivation of Paddy in the world at 44 million Hectares and is the 2nd highest in terms of production at 140 million MT. Dhanuka has the widest product portfolio with solution for every problem in Paddy crop and extensive experience in promotion of different products in Paddy.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule. The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile.The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas, Africa, and India
Genetically modified (GM) cotton was developed to reduce the heavy reliance on pesticides. In India GM cotton acreage grew at a rapid rate, increasing from 50,000 hectares in 2002 to 13 million hectares in 2012 covering more than 90% of the cultivated area. However, GM cotton in India still allows for many opportunities for agrochemicals – mainly Weedicides and Insecticides for Sucking Pests. Dhanuka has a good product portfolio to enhance the productivity of the Cotton crop.
Sugarcane is a species of tall perennial true grasses native to the warm temperate to tropical regions of South Asia.Sugarcane is the world’s largest crop with 2012 estimateof about 24.1 million hectares cultivated area, in more than 90 countries and a worldwide harvest of 1.69 billion tons.The world demand for sugar is the primary driver of sugarcane agriculture andsugarcane accounts for 80% of sugar produced.
Before the 18th century, cultivation of sugar cane was largely confined to India. Currently India is the 2nd largest producer of Sugarcane in the world. Dhanuka is planning to introduce a new-age weedicide for Sugarcane and thus working aggressively to strengthen its network and presence in Sugarcane cultivation areas.
The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the Solanaceae family. It is the world’s fourth-largest food crop and an important crop for India with India being the 2nd highest producer of Potato in the world. It is one of the few crops where India’s average production is higher than the world average at around 20 MT per Hectare.