Posts In: Seed

Characterization of wheat germplasm conserved in the Indian National Genebank and establishment of a composite core collection

January 20, 2021 Seed

The use of untapped plant genetic resources of wheat (Triticum spp.) can enhance its productivity. In the present study, we characterized 22,416 accessions of three...

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Bangladesh Conducts Field Trials Of Bt Cotton Even As India Drags Its Feet On New GM Crops

January 20, 2021 Seed

Bangladesh has begun field trials for two varieties of Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) cotton with the country’s Cotton Development Board (CDB) getting the genetic material from...

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The 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Seedsmen Association,

January 15, 2021 Seed

The 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Seedsmen Association, Hyderabad was held on 11-01-2021, Monday at Nimmala convention, Secunderabad with an agenda to elect the...

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Improved capabilities lead to better soybean technologies at Bayer

January 15, 2021 Seed

Bayer is poised to turn high-tech into high yield potential for soybean growers.New tools are transforming the way Bayer researchers develop new soybean products. Laura...

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ICRISAT’S STATE-OF-THE-ART SEED PROCESSING FACILITIES BEGIN OPERATIONS

January 6, 2021 Seed

Efficient production of high-quality seed for research is an important activity for modern breeding and genebank programs. To bolster this activity, ICRISAT has modernized its...

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CIMMYT announces fall armyworm tolerant elite maize hybrids for Africa

January 6, 2021 Seed

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is pleased to announce the successful development of three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern...

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Why hybrid rice is not gaining popularity in Bangladesh

December 30, 2020 Seed

Rice is crucial to ensure food and dietary energy security of Bangladesh. In terms of per capita rice consumption, Bangladesh is ranked as the top...

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Atmanirbharta on seeds: An Atmanirbar Bharat will desperately need SAARC markets to survive in the future

December 30, 2020 Seed

Indra Shekhar Singh did his Schooling from Mayo. He then did his BA from St Stephen’s College. He did his Masters in Political Science from...

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SPH – 45 A new Paddy Hybrid launched by SUPER SEEDS

December 23, 2020 Seed

Super Seeds (P) LTD is a leading seed company of India. The company is involved not only in seed production of certified varieties/ hybrids but...

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