Sumitomo Chemical India Ltd. launched its much-awaited Biorational product Promalin® at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh on 4th March 2023 and Sri Nagar Jammu And Kashmir on 24th March 2023.
Promalin® has been launched for the first time in India by Sumitomo Chemical India Ltd. It is known for its cutting-edge Biorational solutions. Promalin® is a 9 (3) product that has resulted from extensive research of Valent Biosciences, Illinois, USA which is a subsidiary company of Sumitomo Chemical Company, Japan.
It is said to be a game changer for the Apple grower’s community and is set to empower Himachal Pradesh, J & K, and Uttarakhand apple growers with quality produce, thereby expanding the export avenues.
Increase in Size : Promalin® improves length and diameter (L:D) ratio of apples.
Increase in Set After Frost : Promalin® increases fruit set of apples after frost.
Fruit Shape - Typiness : Promalin® improves the size of the fruit and its shape (typiness) through the elongation of the fruit and development of more prominent calyx lobes.
Promotes Branching : Promalin® increases lateral bud break and shoot growth, improves branch angles, and provides a better tree framework for early cropping.
Reduces Russet : Promalin® enhances fruit finish and increases its value.