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To fulfill the long lasting requirement of farmers, Department of Plant Pathology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has developed tree killer.


It is very useful to remove the trees and shrubs that are grown in temple walls, Compound walls, Old structures, Side walls of wells, Canal walls and in field bunds.

How to Apply?

  1. Remove 4 inches of the bark of the tree just above the surface and apply the solution of tree killer mixed with proper additives over the bark removed surface before it’s dried.
  2. Then, use the cloth to cover the bark removed surface of the tree and apply tree killer once again over it.
tree killer


  1. The tree killer is highly poisonous, so it must be handled with utmost care.
  2. It must be stored away from light and children.
  3. After the use of tree killer, the container should not be used for any other purposes as it may contain the residues of the solution even after rinsing well with wate

To know the details about tree killer contact

Professor and Head,
Department of Plant Pathology,
Directorate of Crop Protection 
Tamil Nadu Agriculture University,
Coimbatore - 641 003
Phone : 0422 - 6611226

Updated on March 2015


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