Fungicides India Ltd., DuPont Launch Fungicide

Horticultural growers and orchardists are the primary target markets for the product. Plant diseases like scab are major threats to the apple industry, and timely application of pesticides is the only method to curb the disease and produce high quality marketable apple, the release added.

FIL is a subsidiary of the India-based Kohinoor Group of Industries.

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