Farming and Crop Protection 


Efficon Launch

BASF reiterates its commitment for Indian Farmers with its novel chemistry of Efficon® Insecticide – powered by Axalion® Active

Hyderabad, India – May 6, 2024, Piercing and sucking pests pose a significant threat to agricultural crops in India. Farmers in India can now manage this challenge with Efficon®, a new BASF insecticide launched today. Efficon is powered by BASF’s new active ingredient, Axalion® in a specialized formulation. 

Facet Launch

BASF launches two new herbicides, Facet® and Duvelon® to support rice and tea growers tackle problematic weeds

Raipur, India – May 4, 2023 – India is the world’s second largest producer of both rice and tea crops. However, the control of problematic weeds is one of the key challenges for farmers growing rice and tea in India, preventing them from harvesting high-quality produce.

Exponus Launch

New insecticide from BASF helps Indian farmers protect crops from key insect pests

Pune, India – April 16, 2022 – Farmers in India will be able to protect their crops and boost productivity with the launch of Exponus® insecticide today by BASF. The pioneering solution is powered by BASF’s new active ingredient, Broflanilide® in a specialized formulation.

BASF team unveiling Vesnit Complete herbicide  for Sugarcane & Corn growers at the launch event in Meerut, India

BASF enters Indian Sugarcane crop protection market with a new Herbicide.

Meerut, India – March 15, 2022 –   Sugarcane farmers in India now have a new option for grasses & broadleaf weed control with an innovative herbicide, Vesnit® Complete launched today by BASF. The new solution empowers farmers with a whole new level of post-emergent weed control ensuring better yield for their crop.

Zidua launch

Innovative pre-emergent herbicide Zidua® combats resistant Phalaris weed in wheat

Karnal, India – October 10, 2019 – BASF today launched Zidua®, a new pre-emergent herbicide for wheat, which offers farmers a much-needed solution for controlling one of the most problematic weeds in their fields – Phalaris.

BASF team unveiling Acrobat Complete & Sercadis Plus fungicides for grape growers at the launch event in Nasik, Maharashtra

Two new fungicides for growing high-quality grapes free from disease

Nasik, India – August 19, 2019 – Grape farmers in India will be able to protect their crops and boost productivity with the help of two innovative fungicides launched today by BASF – Acrobat® Complete and Sercadis® Plus. The new solutions provide grape growers with a more efficient spray program for better disease management.