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Florida Researchers Design Corn to Handle Heat Stress

December 23, 2020 Seed

Florida Researchers Design Corn to Handle Heat Stress Corn thrives in hot, humid summers, but it needs cool nights to fill kernels. Climate change is...

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Bayer Introduces Mini Seed Packs for Home Garden Segment

December 16, 2020 Seed

Bayer is now entering India’s home garden segment with mini packs of its Seminis® Vegetable Seeds. The home garden segment is massively underserved with limited...

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Pink bollworm damage to cotton crop in Gujarat may affect yield by 15 per cent

December 16, 2020 Seed

Gujarat cotton farmers are battling a late attack by pink bollworm, a crop pest, with rainfall towards monsoon end and late-flowering providing conducive conditions. Officers...

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In agri-inputs, govt should free private sector from unnecessary controls and regulation

December 9, 2020 Seed

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call for an “Atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India), I take up here how Indian agriculture can be geared towards that...

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Farm Bills – A boon or a bane?

December 9, 2020 Seed

The agricultural marketing reforms brought about by the government through two new laws and an amendment to the existing Essential Commodities Act are in the...

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CGIAR germplasm health units launch phytosanitary seminar series as a part of International year of plant health

December 2, 2020 Seed

The Germplasm Health Units (GHUs) of various CGIAR centers have come together to organize a global seminar series for the GHU’s International Phytosanitary Awareness Week...

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India’s indigenous solution to COVID-19 in progress

December 2, 2020 Seed

To fight the Novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, the virus behind the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 disease, a Nagpur based Indian biotechnology company, GeNext Genomics (GNG), is...

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SUPER BAJRA HYBRID SBH 82 – A BOON TO THE DRY LAND FARMERS

November 18, 2020 Seed

Super Seeds (P) LTD, A leading seed company of Norh India has developed and commercialized a new bajra hybrid SBH -82. This hybrid will be...

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Maharashtra govt tells firms to disclose tech used in production of hybrid seeds on packets

November 18, 2020 Seed

NSAI oppose move, claiming it will result in higher cost and will hinder inter-State movement of seeds The Maharashtra government has ordered companies selling hybrid...

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