India is the second largest onion growing country in the world. Indian onions are famous for their pungency and are available round the year. Indian onions has two crop cycles, first harvesting starts in November to January and the second harvesting from January to May. The onion is a hardy cool-season biennial but usually grown as annual crop. The onion has narrow, hollow leaves and a base which enlarges to form a bulb. The bulb can be white, yellow, or red and require 80 to 150 days to reach harvest. The major Onion producing states are Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Telangana in the country.

Onion Insecticides

S.No. Product Technical Target Pest PHI
1 Ahead Fipronil 80% WG Thrips 15
2 Locslay 5% lambda cyhalothrin 5% EC Thrips 5

Onion Fungicides

S.No. Product Technical Target Pest PHI
1 Indazole Tebuconazole 25.9% EC Purple Blotch 21
2 Parizox-T2 Azoxystrobin 11%+Tebuconazole 18.3% Purple Blotch
3 Noriko T3 Azoxystrobin 18.2% w/w + Difenoconazole 11.4% w/w SC Anthracnose and Powdery Mildew

Onion Herbicides

S.No. Product Technical Target Pest PHI
1 Oxyclear Oxyflurofen 23.5 % EC Chenopodium album, Amaranthus viridis
2 Rakha Quizalofop ethyl 5% EC Digitaria spp, Eleusine indica, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Eragrotis spp 7
3 Napolean Extra  Pendimethalin 38.7% CS Echinochloa spp, Dinebra arabica, Digitaria sanguinalis, Dactyloctinum aegyptium, Commelina spp, Portulaca oleracea, Amaranthus viridis, Digera arvensis, Trianthema portulucastrum 104