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ZAPPA- The Rice Seeds Germination Enhancer and the Control of 'Padi Angin' Infestation
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ZAPPA or `Zapa Padi Angin` is a specially formulated seed treatment with active oxygen which provides vigorous growth to rice seeds grown under aerobic and anaerobic systems.
- Increases root and shoot growth to about 130% & 62%
respectively.
- Increases paddy yield between 40 to 57%
- Paddy seeds treated with active oxygen in ZAPPA
suffocates the untreated weedy rice seeds present in the
soil, thereby reducing weed problems
- Reduces rats attacks due to standing water
- Conserves water usage (water is not removed after
ploughing)
- Reduces seed borne disease, and increase seed purity.

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Patent
Yes
Patent Office/Base
Malaysia
IP Status
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Organization Name
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Department of Land Management
, Faculty of Agriculture
, Universiti Putra Malaysia

43400 Serdang
Selangor
Malaysia

Full Name [1]
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Husni Mohd Hanif
Email [1]
husni@agri.upm.edu.my