Soybean has become an important oilseed crop with 12 million hectare area under its cultivation in India. The major soybean growing states are Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh. It is mainly grown as a rainfed crop and is highly dependent on rain. The major challenges in soybean are weeds and insect pests.
|application stage||purpose||recommended products | dosage per acre|
|0 days (nutrition)||good germination, healthy root system and good tillering|
|0 days (insect control)||stem flies||18-25 days (weed control)||Brachiaria spp., cynodon dactylon, Digitaria spp., Dinebra arabica, Echinochloa crusgalli, Echinochloa colonum, Eragrostis minor, Elusine indica, Setaria spp., Commelina benghalensis, Croton sparsiflorus, Cyperus difformis, Digera arvensis, Echinochloa spp., Euphorbia hirta I Acalypha indica, Caesulia axillaris, Celsia argenta, Cucumis trigonus Cyperus spp., Digera arvensis, Parthenium hysterophorus, Phyllanthus niruri and Trianthema portulacastrum|
|40-45 days (weed control)||Echinochloa spp., Eleusine indica, Setaria spp, Brachiaria spp. and Digitaria spp.|
|20-25 days (insect control)||girdle beetle, semilooper and stemfly|
|50-60 days (disease control)||rust|
Note: use Efﬁcax with above recommended products for better spreading and penetration (dose: 50ML/acre)