IARI releases 7 new varieties of crops

In a sign of the strength of India’s public research institutions, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) released seven new varieties of field crops including wheat, rice, chickpea, pigeon pea and mustard and identified 11 varieties of high-yielding agricultural and horticultural produce during 2015. All these varieties are not just resilient to several biotic (living organism […]

Mahyco Monsanto Biotech challenges Centre’s move to regulate cottonseed price

Mahyco Monsanto Biotech India Ltd (MMB India), which provides biotechnology to cottonseed companies, has recently moved the Delhi High Court challenging the government notification that seeks to regulate the cottonseed price. It has questioned the government’s move to fix the Maximum Sale Price, trait value and keep tabs on the trade agreements with the seed […]