Farming and Crop Protection 

BASF Solutions for Apples

Apples are mainly grown in the North Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) & Himachal Pradesh (H.P). When it comes to apple production, we know that common diseases, such as Alternaria, Marssonina, Powdery Mildew and more, might decrease your crop yield. Therefore, a robust management with innovative and sustainable solutions is a must.

More information about Apple production in India

Apple trees are cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars of apples, resulting in a range of desired characteristics. Different cultivars are bred for various tastes and uses, including cooking, eating raw and cider production.

Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe. Globally, India ranks 5th in apple production. Apples are mainly grown in the North Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) & Himachal Pradesh (H.P). Due to introduction and adaptation of low chilling cultivars of crops like peach, plum and pear, they are also now being grown commercially in certain areas of the north Indian plains. About 99 percent of India’s apple area falls under the Northern Hills region, covering 6 districts of J&K (Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Anantanag, Baramullah, Kupwara), 6 districts of H.P. (Shimla, Kullu, Sirmour, Mandi, Chamba, Kinnaur)


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मर्सोनिना फ्रूट बलोच

Marssonina Fruit Blotch

एप्पल  स्कैब

Apple Scab

पउडरी मिल्डियु

Powdery Mildew

BASF Apple Crop Solutions

Let us understand how BASF can help in increasing the productivity of your Apple crop and explore the available solutions for Apples



BASF Smart Spray Program- Jammu & Kashmir

Apple Package

BASF Smart Spray Program- Himachal Pradesh

Apple Package


BASF Polyram

BASF Polyram

Polyram is broad spectrum contact fungicide from EBDC group for wide range of crops. It provides Broad spectrum disease protection with safe Zinc (14%) supplement, which helps in better crop health.

BASF Merivon

BASF Merivon


Protect your crop from yield losses due to major diseases such as Alternaria and Marssonina on apples. Get to know Merivon®, BASF’s latest fungicide which provides more consistent performance for maximum crop potential.


Merivon® contains a unique combination of Xemium®, the latest fungicide innovation by BASF, and F-500, the #1 Plant Health Fungicide.


Merivon provides :

  • Broad Spectrum Disease Control

  • Fast and Long Duration Control

  • Green and Healthy Leaves that further improves Fruit Quality 

Sercadis Plus

BASF Sercadis Plus

Give a powerful start to managing Powdery Mildew and broad-spectrum control of other diseases with Sercadis® Plus, a brilliant combination of Xemium® and an acclaimed DMI chemistry.

Sercadis® Plus contains Xemium®, an innovative active ingredient belonging to the carboxamide class (SDHI) and Difenconazole a well-established and known safe Triazole (DMI). It provides broad spectrum disease control with focus on scab & powdery mildew.

Sercadis Plus 2
Cabrio Top

Cabrio® Top improves the quality and yield of your crop with its superior disease control.
With its advanced plant health benefits, it gives longer duration protection with lesser sprays.

BASF Cabrio® Top


Cabrio Top



BASF Signum 

Give “unmatched freshness” to your fruits with Signum®. Signum® with the combination of Boscalid (Worlds first SDHI chemistry) and F500, is the leading fungicide used in specialty crops for the control of a wide spectrum of diseases as well as for enhanced plant/fruit health. It is registered to use in Apple, Grapes, Tomato, Chili and Onion in India.

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BASF Acrisio

Acrisio® - The Powdery Mildew Specialist, is a novel chemistry with unique mode of action which provides comprehensive disease control.

Acrisio®, globally known as Vivando; is grouped under group “U8” by ‘FRAC’. This is the only 
chemical available in India in this group & hence stands as the best tool for effective
Powdery Mildew resistance management in Grape & Apple.

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