Technical content : Glufosinate Ammonium 13.5 % w/w SL

Dosage : 0.75 to 1.5ml/liter of water

Original price was:  1,265.Current price is:  1,175.

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Basta® is a non-selective, post-emergent herbicide primarily recommended for the control of annual and perennial weeds in tea and cotton crops. It is known for its versatility and effectiveness in different climatic conditions.

One of the key benefits of Basta® is its broad-spectrum weed control. It effectively targets both broadleaf and grassy weeds, providing comprehensive coverage and control. In terms of safety to crops, Basta® has an advantage over other non-selective herbicides in directed spray applications. As a contact herbicide, it poses a lower risk to crops compared to non-selective systemic herbicides.

Basta® demonstrates superior efficacy in controlling “hard-to-kill” weed species, including Borreria and Eleusine, which may be resistant to conventional herbicides commonly used by growers in tea gardens and other plantation crops. This makes Basta® a valuable tool for managing challenging weed populations.

Another notable benefit of Basta® is its safety to the environment. It does not leave residues in the soil, water, or plants, minimizing the potential for negative impacts on the ecosystem.

The mode of action of Basta® involves the inhibition of the enzyme glutamine synthetase. Glutamine synthetase catalyzes the reaction between NH3 and glutamic acid to form glutamine. By inhibiting this enzyme, Basta® disrupts the formation of glutamine and leads to the accumulation of NH3 within the plant cells. The presence of NH3 is highly phytotoxic, causing cell death. This is visually evident through the development of necrotic spots on the plants, eventually leading to their withering.

When Basta® is applied to weeds, wilting may occur within 24 hours in tropical regions or after a longer period, such as 8 days, in cooler continental spring or autumn temperatures. The timing of visible effects may vary depending on the specific environmental conditions.

For tea and cotton crops, Basta® can be applied according to the recommended product application information provided by the manufacturer. Specific guidelines for dosage, application method, and timing should be followed to achieve optimal results in weed control.

In summary, Basta® is a non-selective, post-emergent herbicide suitable for tea and cotton crops. It offers broad-spectrum weed control, relative safety to crops in directed spray applications, superior efficacy against challenging weed species, and environmental safety. By inhibiting the enzyme glutamine synthetase, Basta® disrupts vital metabolic processes in weeds, leading to their demise. When used according to the manufacturer’s instructions, Basta® provides effective weed control in tea and cotton crops, contributing to successful crop management.

Technical content : Glufosinate Ammonium 13.5 % w/w SL

Dosage : 0.75 to 1.5ml/liter of water

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Dimensions 15 × 5 × 5 cm
  • 1L


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