Unichem Agriculture

Unichem Agriculture Unichem is a leading importer/distributor of Plant Protection Products selling to the trade in Ireland. We focus on the needs of Irish farmers and growers, from start to finish.

Unichem Limited, established in 1972, is a leading supplier of Plant Protection Products to the Irish Market. As an Irish company, Unichem has a strong focus on the needs and challenges of the Irish arable, grassland, horticulture and forestry sectors.

We supply an extensive range of fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and adjuvants coming from leading suppliers such as Sipcam, Bayer Cropscience, BASF, UPL Europe, Gowan and OroAgri. 

Our products are distributed via Agricultural Merchants, Co-Operatives and specialist agronomists. Our fully qualified staff provide a wealth of knowledge and a high level of technical backup to our extensive range. 

Unichem works in partnership with Teagasc and the Department of Agriculture undertaking trial work and registrations to provide up to date solutions for Irish growers. 

Unichem is a member of APHA (Animal and Plant Health Association) and IASIS (Irish Agricultural Supply Industry Standards). Unichem operates from our own modern and specialist chemical warehouse. 

Unichem is a leading importer/distributor of Plant Protection Products selling to the trade in Ireland.

  • Benfluralin 180g/lt A selective, residual herbicide for the control of annual grass and dicotyledonous weeds in listed vegetable crops. It must be incorporated into soil within 4 hours of spraying.
    Pendimethalin 313g/lt + diflufenican 15.6g/lt A capsule suspension formulated herbicide for the control of annual grass and broad leaved weeds in wheat, barley and winter triticale. Bulldog does not have the staining issues of older PDM formulations.
    Chlorpropham 400g/lt A soil acting, residual herbicide for use in select niche crops. It must be applied to weed free soil.
    Diquat 200g/lt A desiccant herbicide for use in a number of situations. Can be used for weed control AND desiccation in potatoes.
    Fluroxypyr 200g/lt Selective herbicide used in cereals, maize and grassland. Has good activity on cleavers, docks, chickweed and volunteer potatoes.
    Flufenacet 480g/lt A herbicide for the pre- and early post-emergence control of specified grass and broad-leaved weeds in winter wheat and winter barley when used in tank mixtures.
    Pendimethalin 365g/lt A capsule suspension formulated herbicide for pre-emergence control of annual grass and broad leaved weeds in a range of crops. Most Micro does not have the staining issues of older PDM formulations.
    Quizalofop-P-ethyl 50g/lt A herbicide for the control of annual and perennial grasses in a range of label and off-label crops.
    Glyphosate 250g/lt + Diflufenican 40g/lt 			A total, systemic herbicide with soil acting properties.
    Glyphosate 360g/lt A systemic, total herbicide for the control of annual and perennial grass and broad-leaved weeds in numerous situations.
    Metribuzin 70% w/w 			A contact and residual selective herbicide for use in potatoes.
    Diflufenican 500g/lt A selective contact and residual herbicide for the control of dicotyledonous weeds in winter and spring cereals.
    Tribenuron 750g/kg A Sulfonyl urea (ALS inhibiting) herbicide for the control of annual dicotyledonous weeds in cereals.
Azoxystrobin 250g/lt A strobilurin QoI fungicide for use on a wide range of crops.
Pyraclostrobin 12.8% w/w + Boscalid 25.2%w/w Bellis is a protectant and systemic fungicide for the control of apple scab (Venturia inaequalis) and powdery mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha) in apples and scab control in pears (Venturia pirina). When used as the final 2 sprays in a fungicidal spray programme, Bellis will provide reduction of storage rots caused by Gloeosporium, Alternaria, Botrytis and Penicillium species in apples and pears.
Cymoxanil 50% w/w A dry flowable, foliar applied fungicide, added to protectant products to add “kickback” against late blight in potatoes. Must not be used on its own.
Captan 80% w/w A preventative fungicide for use on apples and pears to protect against scab.
Azoxystrobin 250g/lt A strobilurin QoI fungicide for use on a wide range of crops. Has a useful list of off-label crops too.
Copper oxychloride 87.8% w/w A broad-spectrum, copper based, preventative fungicide for use on grapes. Off-label crops include apples, potatoes, swedes and turnip
Dithianon 125g/lt + Potassium phosphonates 561g/lt 			A protectant fungicide for the control of scab in apples and pears.
Tebuconazole 60g/lt + CTL 166g/lt A fungicide for use on winter wheat and field beans.	 Fezan Plus is one of only 2 CTL containing products that are approved on Field Beans (the other being Rover 500).
Tebuconazole 250g/lt as an EW  A fungicide for the control of a range of diseases in cereals and OSR. Also used to regulate growth in OSR.
Cymoxanil 200g/lt + Fluazinam 300g/lt A fungicide for the prevention of Late Blight in potatoes. Has 2 modes of action.
Sulphur 80% w/w A sulphur based fungicide used to control mildew. Can also be used to treat  sulphur deficiency in crops.
Cymoxanil 5% w/w + mancozeb 68% w/w A dry flowable, foliar applied fungicide for the prevention of Late Blight in potatoes. Has 2 modes of action. Conveys nutritional benefits to the crop also.
Dimethomorph 50% A fungicide with protectant activity against crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum) in strawberries and root rot (Phytophthora spp.) in raspberries and blackberries.
Mancozeb 750g/kg A dry flowable, foliar applied, protectant fungicide for use in a number of crops. Conveys nutritional benefits to the crop also.
Azoxystrobin 68g/lt + Chlorothalonil 233g/lt A co-formulated mix of strobilurin and multi-site fungicides for use on cereals (excl oats). Used for resistance management, Rust prevention and Take-all reduction in wheat and Ramularia and Rust prevention in barley.
Propamocarb hydro-chloride 722g/lt Used to protect young plants against Damping-Off, Root Rot and Stem Rot, applied as a soil drench.
Propamocarb hydro-chloride 400g/lt + Cymoxanil 50g/lt A foliar applied fungicide for the prevention of Late Blight in potatoes. Has 2 modes of action.
Dodine 400g/lt 			A mainly protectant fungicide for Apple Scab but has some eradicant activity too.
Chlorothalonil 500g/lt A multi-site fungicide used for resistance management in wheat, Ramularia prevention in barley and Chocolate Spot prevention in Field beans. Rover 500 is one of only 2 CTL containing products that are approved on Field Beans (the other being Fezan Plus).
Pyrimethalin 400g/lt For use only as a horticultural fungicide for the control of leaf scab in apples and grey mould in outdoor strawberries and the moderate control of grey mould in protected strawberries.
Fluazinam 500g/lt 			Used to prevent Late Blight in potatoes. Pack size caters for the smaller grower.
Kresoxim methyl 50% w/w A protectant fungicide for use in apples for the control of apple scab, strawberries, redcurrent and blackcurrant for powdery mildew control and roses for the control of mildew and blackspot.
Fluxapyroxad 300g/lt Sercadis is a protectant fungicide for the control of apple scab in apples, pear scab in pears and powdery mildew in apples and pears.
Chlorothalonil 500g/lt A multi-site fungicide used for resistance management in wheat and Ramularia prevention in barley.

 

Methaldehyde 30g/kg A wet extruded slug pellet with a 3% concentration for use on cereals, OSR, maize and some minor crops.
Calcium oxide 10% (7.2% w/w calcium) A deterrent spray, applied to prevent damage to crops by grazing pests (rabbits and pigeons).
Pyrethrins 50g/lt Pyrethrum 5 EC is a natural organic insecticide derived from chrysanthemums. It is nature’s own rapid-acting insecticide. Pyrethrum 5 EC controls aphids, black-flies, green-flies, caterpillars and whiteflies in specified protected crops.
Lambda cyhalothrin 100g/lt A quick-acting contact and ingested pyrethroid insecticide for the control of a wide range of pests in a wide range of crops.
Emulsifiable Vegetable oil 95% A natural vegetable oil adjuvant formulated with a series of compound emulsifiers. When Codacide is pre-mixed with a plant protection product, the emulsifiers latch onto the product forming a shell of oil around each molecule.  When this is added to water in the spray tank, a ‘controlled emulsion’ is formed.
Alcohol Ethoxylate + Orange oil 6% A multi-functional adjuvant designed for use in tank mixtures with most agrochemicals registered for use in agriculture, horticulture and turf production as a wetting, spreading and penetrating agent.
Soluble Calcium Nitrate
Magnesium Sulphate 			Foliar applied nutrient to treat Mg deficiency in a range of crops.
Soluble Boron 21% 			High concentration foliar Boron for treating B deficiency in a range of crops.
Concentrated Seaweed Extract 			Soil and Foliar applied biostimulant.
Potassium Sulphate (Soluble) Foliar Potassium product used at period of peak demand – at fruiting or tuber bulking (in potato).
Fulvic Acid 23% 			Foliar applied Biostimulant with numerous benefits.
Microgranular starter fertiliser (11 – 22 – 0 + 1% Zn) Applied with the seed at planting.

Agriculture Sales Rep

Nial Dunne

General Manager

086- 8141185

niall@unichem.ie

Adrian Caulfield

Agriculture/Chemical Sales Rep

adriancaulfield@unichem.ie – 086 2578428

Unichem Ltd

sales@unichem.ie – 01 8351499

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