Vijayawada: Stating that AP is going to become the seed hub of the country, agriculture minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy observed that producing the global standard quality seed will be high o

The Centre of Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) has initiated a project “Seed, Soil, and Culture Project” to enhance and promote the cultivation and consumption of indigen

Government is working to get parliamentary approval for the finalised draft of the Ghana Seed Regulations, Seth Osei Akoto, the Director of Crop Services Directorate of Ministry of Food Agriculture

Uganda on Wednesday launched an East African regional agribusiness initiative targeting to boost household incomes of over 100,000 smallholder farmers.

The Bench presided over by Justice R F Nariman issued notice to all parties and posted the hearing for July 18

Order of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd. And Others Vs Monsanto Technology LLC And Others dated 11/04/2018 regarding Monsanto's appeal for patents on its BT cotton seeds in India. Monsanto claims that the patent is a biotech invention containing the infusion of Bt gene into the cotton genome. The Bt. bacterium eradicates pests afflicting the cotton plant. Monsanto states that the patent does not cover plants per se, but does cover components that can be termed microbiological processes and microorganisms, thus patentable under the Patents Act.

Order of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Maha Seedment Association Vs Union of India dated 09/04/2018 regarding validity of Rule 6 (b) of the Seeds Rules, 1968 empowering the Certification Agency to prescribe the outline procedure for submission of applications and for growing, harvesting, processing, storage and labeling of seeds intended for certification till the end, to ensure that seed lots finally approved for certification are true variety and meet prescribed standards for certification under the Seeds Act, 1966 or the Rules framed thereunder.

James Wasike, a maize farmer in Simatwet, Trans Nzoia County has already prepared his farm ready for planting and recently bought ‘hybrid’ seeds from a hawker at nearby Moi’s Bridge town.

A study was conducted to understand trends in the conservation of the locally adapted critically endangered radish landrace ‘Newar ’ (Raphanus jaunpurensis sp. nova.), conventionally grown in certain saline areas of Jaunpur city, Uttar Pradesh for use in salads, and for other traditional household uses, as well as the sale of fresh roots and seeds. An exploratory research design was adopted to collect data from 40 respondents, including 5 key informants.

A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.

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