UPL’s “ULALA”- A Harbinger of new hope for Black Aphid Management
Mumbai, 18 October, 2021: UPL Ltd., a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has seen breakthrough results with its product “ULALA” in sucking pestmanagement(like aphids) in crops like cotton. The quantified benefits of “ULALA” as observed by farmers include an additional income of about Rs 10,000- 34,000/- per acre in different crops upon using two rounds of “ULALA” against untreated control in target crops.
“ULALA” is an intrinsic part of cotton farming every year because of its low dose of application, excellent control, favorable cost benefit ratio and safety profile for farmers and environment, “ULALA” has become the preferredsucking pest solution.
In the recent past, some exploration of efficacy levels on treatment of black aphid on other crops like cumin, fennel, and isabgol has shown fantastic results!
UPL has applied for registration on these crops for Ulala, which would allow it to take the results of this exploration to farmers across the country. Once the registration is received as per due process, UPL aims to educate farmers on Black Aphid Management using “ULALA”andthe merits of it’s applicationon crops like cumin, fennel, and isabgol. These crops hold the key to opening up opportunities for Indian farmers to higher incomes and also providing exporters and food chain companies with residue-free harvest. UPL is partnering closely with the stakeholders in making this happen.
Mr. Rahul Pandey, Marketing Head –India Region, UPL Ltd., comments on the same,“The product’s growth has been driven by the uncanny ability of the company to work closely with the farmers, listen to their problems and come back with affordable and effective solutions. Despite its size and spread, UPL has adhered to the motto of “Farmer First” by having a constant touch on the pulse of the farmer.”
Mr. Ashish Dobhal, Director – India Region, UPL Ltd., “We, at UPL, are dedicated to the welfare and prosperity of the farmers, who are our key stakeholders. Through innovation, we aim to provide sustainable products to farmers that improve their lives financially. “ULALA” for instance, has provided additional income to cotton farmers by eliminating sucking pests. The product could be a game-changer when applied in pest management across various crops, especially Black Aphid.”