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UPL TOP DECK® Aquatic Herbicide Registered in California

Oct 2023
  • UPL’s TOP DECK® herbicide controls problematic shoreline, floating, emerged and submerged aquatic weeds.
  • TOP DECK herbicide has no restrictions for livestock watering, fishing, swimming or domestic use.

CARY, NC, October 2, 2023 - UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070 LSE: UPLL) (‘UPL’) a global provider of sustainable agricultural solutions, announces state registration of TOP DECK® herbicide for California for the control of aquatic vegetation in and around aquatic sites, terrestrial non-crop areas, industrial sites and rights-of-way.

This registration approval means that California applicators will be able to use TOP DECK to control problematic shoreline, floating, emerged, and submerged aquatic weeds such as grasses, cattails, phragmites, flowering rush, water lily, water hyacinth, water lettuce, pondweeds and wild taro weed species. TOP DECK has no restriction for livestock watering, swimming, fishing or domestic use.

Kevin Jabkiewicz, Marketing Manager, Environmental Solutions, said, “We continue to expand UPL’s portfolio of innovative products for the aquatics, fumigants and specialty markets and are very pleased to receive this label approval for California. In the past, applicators in that state had limited tools to manage nuisance weeds in aquatic environments. With TOP DECK we are offering applicators a safe and effective solution for aquatic weed management.”

TOP DECK is an ideal alternative to glyphosate for aquatic weed control and supports UPL’s commitment to providing effective weed control solutions.


For more information, please contact:
Kimberly Gilbert
UPL North America Communications
(919) 678-4948

About UPL

UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6bn. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.