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Benefits

Paraquat has been a valuable tool for farmers all over the world for more than 50 years. Its speed of action, rainfastness and now its role as a weed resistance fighter are unsurpassed.

However, paraquat’s importance and benefits go beyond simply weed control.

In this section you can find out about the specific benefits paraquat brings on the farm, for the environment and in rural communities.

 

Key benefits of paraquat

On the farm For the environment In rural communities
Controls weeds Reduces soil erosion Creates opportunities
Acts fast Enhances biodiversity Stimulates the economy
Safe to crops Conserves water quality Replaces handweeding – improves health and education
Protects soil fertility    
Increases productivity    
Reduces costs