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IFFCO introduces India’s first Nanotechnology based products for on-field trials


IFFCO introduces India’s first Nanotechnology based products for on-field trials

 

The world’s largest fertilizer cooperative- Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) introduced India’s 1st nanotechnology-based environment-friendly plant nutrition products by introducing Nano- Nitrogen, nano-Zinc and nano-Copper for on-field trials at an event at Gujarat’s Kalol unit of IFFCO.

The ‘Nano-technology’ based product have been researched and developed at the IFFCO Nano Biotechnology Research Centre (NBRC), an advanced research and development centre based at Kalol Unit.

The products were produced at IFFCO’s Nano Biotechnology Research Centre (NBRC) in Kalol unit.

The first phase of the launch was tested with support from Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK)/Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

Other benefits of these Nano-products include a reduction in the requirement of conventional chemical fertilizer by 50%, up to 15-30% increase in crop production, improvement in soil health, reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases.

About IFFCO:

Founded- 3 Nov
ember 1967.
Headquarters- New Delhi.
Managing Director- Uday Shankar Awasthi.