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IIL Launches ‘Kunoichi’ a Patented Miticide from Nissan Chemical Corporation

KJ Staff
KJ Staff

In order to address the need for an effective and long duration control of different types of mites in various crops, leading agrochemical company Insecticides (India) Limited (IIL) today launched ‘Kunoichi’, a miticide that is effective at all stages of the mite.  

Kunoichi is invented and developed by Nissan Chemical Corporation, Japan and comprises a novel molecule, Cyenopyrafen 30% SC. IIL is the partner of Nissan Chemical Corporation, Japan in India for marketing of its products. This product has been already registered the product in other parts of the globe such as Japan, South Korea, Colombia, and Ecuador.  

Mr. Takashi Honda, Managing Director of Nissan Chemical Corporation, Japan said “It gives us immense pleasure to launch this revolutionary product in India with our partners Insecticides (India) Limited. It is a very effective product and Indian farmers will be benefited by the same. We look forward to bring more such new technologies to India in the near future as well.”  

“IIL is proud to be a partner of Japan’s leading company Nissan Chemical Corporation since 2012 and with the launch of Kunoichi, we are brining one more research based international technology product to the farmers after the huge success of other products of Nissan in the Indian Market. The composition of the product is apt for the crops that grow in India like chilies and premium crops such as apple that constitute the base of the burgeoning Indian export. Kunoichi is a rather promising product that we hope will benefit lacs of farmers across the country. It is very effective against all types of mites and starts its action as quick as 6 hours. It is the latest and most effective miticide available in the world today.” said Mr. Rajesh Agarwal, Managing Director, Insecticides (India) Ltd. 

Dr. R. K. Yadav, Managing Director, Nissan Agro Tech India Pvt. Limited mentioned “Nissan is committed to bring the latest products to Indian farmers, and we believe that we will keep getting excellent response to our products in India as last years.”   

Mite attacks on crops are on rise in India due to widespread use of synthetic parathyroid pesticides, which negatively affect the predatory mite fauna. The miticide is effective on two-spotted red spider mite in apples, and complexity of different type of mites in chilies by inhibiting electron transport in mitochondrial complex II and prevents utilization of energy by the cells. Dosage of 80-120 ml dissolved in 150 to 200 litres of water that can cover one acre of area. Kunoichi is an advanced miticide that provides long-duration control on the mites and does not resist with any other miticide – the product can be used in conjunction with other miticides and insecticides as well.  

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