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Unique partnership to transform maize breeding and production in Africa

September 9, 2020 Seed

Scientists part of the Seed Production Technology for Africa (SPTA) and the Maize Lethal Necrosis Gene Editing projects are leveraging innovative technologies to transform seed...

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From Cotton to Brinjal: Fraudulent GMO Project in India Sustained by Deception

September 9, 2020 Seed

Insecticidal Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) cotton is the first and only GM (genetically modified) crop that has been approved in India. It has been cultivated in...

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VULNERABLE SOYABEAN SEEDS – REMEDIES Dr. Vinod H. Kalbande*

September 2, 2020 Seed

Soyabean oil seeds is very popular crop among farmers in many states in our country India and many other countries in the world. Soyabean seeds...

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Rising fodder shortage prompts release of two pearl millet varieties with superior and higher forage in south India

September 2, 2020 Seed

Two pearl millet varieties with 7.0% and 5.4% higher green forage yields as compared to national check Giant Bajra, were released for cultivation in five...

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Sad Demise – Mr.Ravindra Kumar Sinha, mentor for NSAI

August 26, 2020 Seed

The National Seed association has lost its pioneer mentor and guide , Mr.Ravindra Kumar Sinha. He is remembered for his contribution to NSAI and Seed...

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To Bt or not to Bt – does this question persist anymore?

August 26, 2020 Seed

Bt cotton in India and Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh experience that the benefits of “To Bt” choice by far are preferable to the losses of...

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IISER Bhopal scientists’ study on seed germination may lead to crop improvement

August 19, 2020 Seed

The study was recently published in U.S. journals A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, has conducted...

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Bayer partners Maharashtra Government to establish 100 bed Corona Care Facility at Chittegaon, Aurangabad

August 19, 2020 Seed

In continuation of our COVID-19 response efforts to support communities, Bayer remains privileged to extend our assistance to the Government of Maharashtra by providing its...

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CRISPR enables one-step hybrid seed production in crops

August 12, 2020 Seed

Crop hybrid technologies have contributed to the significant yield improvement worldwide in the past decades. However, designing and maintaining a hybrid production line has always...

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