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Top Pesticides Companies in India

Do you know that India is the largest producer of pesticides in Asia and twelfth in the world!

Sugandh Bhatnagar

There are about 150 industrial units manufacturing pesticides and about 500 industrial units engaged in formulations in the country. In this article, you can find India’s top Pesticide companies… 


Dhanuka Agritech is a leading player in the Agri Inputs sector in India. It is listed in Forbes Magazine in the category of 200 best under a billion companies in Asia- Pacific. Dhanuka was awarded Company of the year (Agro-Chemical Category) by FICCI in 2018. It manufactures a wide range of pesticides including herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, miticides, plant growth regulators/ stimulants in different forms like liquid, dust, granules, and powder. The company has a huge number of distributors across India. They have 3 Manufacturing units with over 40 warehouses with over 7200 distributors & around 75000 dealers. 


Coromandel has been serving the farmers since 1961 providing them with the best quality fertilizers, Crop protection solutions, etc. Their crop protection solutions include products such as insecticides, Fungicides, and Herbicides. Coromandel is the second-largest producer of malathion and major producer of Phenthoate in Asia. It is one of the top 5 Indian companies in the Indian Pesticides industry. And has registrations in over 62 countries. 


Formerly known as Jai Shree Rasayan Udyog Ltd are leading manufacturers and exporter of Agrochemicals products including Crop nutrients, formulations, and Pesticides in India. Indogulf owns 4 production facilities each operating with strict international quality standards and has been certified under ISO 9001 for Quality Assurance & ISO 14001 for Environment Pollution Control Norms.  


Rallis India was founded in 1948. Its products and services range between Domestic Crop Protection, Seeds, Plant Growth Nutrients, and Agri services. The company distribution network covers 80% of India’s districts with more than 1500 dealers and 40000 retailers across India. 


Formerly known as United Phosphorus Limited, is a multinational company that manufactures and markets Agrochemicals. It has its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was established in 1969. It is the fifth-largest agrochemical company in the world. UPL has its presence in over 130 countries. 


Bayer CropScience Ltd was founded in the year 1896 with its headquarters in Thane, Maharashtra. The Bayer group in India includes the Crop Science and Pharmaceuticals divisions as the animal health business unit. 


Bharat Rasayan Ltd is an R&D-driven chemical manufacturing company and was established in 1989. The company has its plant in Rohtak, Haryana & Bharuch, Gujarat. It produces a range of products including pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, acaricides, etc. Bharat Rasayan is the flagship enterprise of the conglomerate alongside the 2 sister concerns, Bharat Insecticides Ltd (BIL) and BR Agrotech Ltd. 


It was established in 1913. It is one of the best agrochemical companies in India. Sumitomo Chemical India Ltd. (SCIL) manufactures, imports, and markets products for Crop Protection, Grain Fumigation, Rodent Control, Bio Pesticides, Environmental Health, Professional Pest control, and Feed Additives for use in India. SCIL has also marked its presence in Africa and several other geographies of the world. 


It is a manufacturer of high-grade pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, and other chemicals that aid the cultivator to attain optimum farm yields. AIMCO as a brand is sold in more than 30 countries worldwide and has registrations in well over 100 countries. AIMCO has been listed with the Bombay stock exchange since 27 March 2000. 


PI Industries, founded in 1946 by the name Mewar Oil & General Mills Ltd. This company is the pioneer in the introduction of Granular formulations in India and is the largest seller in this segment. They have more than 84000 retail points across India. 


It is one of the worlds leading chemical companies. The products manufactured by the company serve various sectors including agriculture, pharmaceuticals etc. The agricultural solution business includes products for crop protection like insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and plant growth regulators. The company has been doing business in India for over 75 years. 


It was founded in 1986 and is head quatered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The company produces pesticides for crop as well as non-crop applications, such as, public health. 

This list contains only a few of the numerous pesticide producing companies and it is not based on any rankings or bias.

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