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FMC Introduces ENTAZIA biofungicide to Safeguard Crops in India

ENTAZIA biofungicide marks a significant stride forward in FMC India’s mission to transform agriculture and address the evolving needs of farmers with biological solutions.

Parvathy Pillai
It leverages the natural capabilities of Bacillus subtilis to control bacterial leaf blight which is one of the most serious diseases of rice.
It leverages the natural capabilities of Bacillus subtilis to control bacterial leaf blight which is one of the most serious diseases of rice.

FMC India announced the launch of its latest product, ENTAZIA biofungicide on August 31, 2023. It is a revolutionary biological crop protection product that is formulated with Bacillus Subtilis. This cutting-edge solution provides farmers with a powerful and sustainable tool to protect their crops from fungi while maintaining environmental integrity.

ENTAZIA biofungicide: Advantages

ENTAZIA biofungicide marks a significant stride forward in FMC India’s mission to transform agriculture and address the evolving needs of farmers with biological solutions. It delivers the following advantages:

  • It leverages the natural capabilities of Bacillus subtilis to control bacterial leaf blight which is one of the most serious diseases of rice

  • By activating the crop’s defense system against plant pathogens, ENTAZIA biofungicide acts to prevent and control bacterial leaf blight, while staying harmless to natural predators and parasites

  • The biological product promotes natural pest defense by utilizing the naturally occurring Bacillus subtilis to establish a robust line of defense against bacterial leaf blight

  • By fostering a healthy plant microbiome, ENTAZIA biofungicide bolsters plants' resilience to stress factors and contributes to overall growth and vigor

  • ENTAZIA biofungicide can be applied in an integrated pest management program with FMC’s bio-stimulants and synthetic fungicides for additional plant benefits.

“FMC takes pride in delivering a crop protection solution that embodies our dedication to sustainable agriculture. ENTAZIA biofungicide exemplifies our resolve to provide farmers with tools that not only ensure their productivity but also contribute to a greener, more balanced agricultural ecosystem,” said Ravi Annavarapu, FMC India President. 

He added, “FMC India remains steadfast in our pursuit of excellence and innovation, and we are confident that this new product will contribute to the advancement and development of biological solutions within India's agricultural landscape."

ENTAZIA biofungicide's launch underscores FMC India's reputation as a thought leader in agricultural sciences, consistently pushing boundaries to address the evolving challenges faced by farmers. The company says that it will continue to promote the use of innovative, safe, and sustainable solutions that complement its world-class synthetic solutions.

FMC Corporation

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fibre, and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment.

FMC’s innovative crop protection solutions, including biologicals, crop nutrition, and digital and precision agriculture, enable growers, crop advisers, and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment.

With approximately 6,600 employees at more than one hundred sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide, and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations, and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

Visit fmc.com and ag.fmc.com/in/en to learn more.

ENTAZIA is a trademark of FMC Corporation and/or an affiliate.

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