Down to the Roots
Pesticide Use – Effects and Solutions

Dr. Srinivas Parimi, Group Leader- Research, Mahyco

Pesticides and insecticides are used to ward off some of the common crop pests during crucial periods of crop cultivation. These pesticides, besides helping us manage pests in the crops; also leave residues on the edi...

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Addressing Water Security in Agriculture

Dr. Pankaj Bihani, Group Leader- Research, Mahyco

In India, 70 percent of all fresh-water is utilized by the agriculture sector because of its large requirement for irrigation and various related industrial processes. This is why achieving water security is imperative ...

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Do we recognize the role of women in Indian Agriculture?

Dr. Radha Anandalakshmi, Group Leader-Research, Mahyco

Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that, “women produce between 60 and 80 percent of the food in most developing countries and are responsible for half of the world’s food production”. In...

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Environmental Benefits and sustainability of Technologies in Agriculture

Mr. Subbarao Appemane, SVP, CorpComm & Regulatory Affairs (SEA), Mahyco

The advent of modern technology has impacted our lives tremendously. It has made work easier and convenient in all spheres. However, when we think about the use of technology in agriculture, th...

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Is Organic Better? No Clear Answers Yet

Dr. Bharat Char, Lead, Biotech Research. Mahyco

Healthy eating! This is one diet trend that is not going to fade away like other fads do. After all, who wouldn’t want to eat healthier and up their chances of better health? Every social networking platform, be it ...

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Indian Agriculture and the Monsoon

Mr. Ritesh Mishra, Lead Regulatory Affairs, Mahyco

Have you ever noticed how monsoon is the most popular season in India? The cloudy weather reminds us of our childhood, the old classic songs and piping hot food. Bollywood protagonists singing in the rain, and haunting...

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The Journey of a Cotton Seed

Mr. Subbarao Appemane, SVP, CorpComm & Regulatory Affairs (SEA), Mahyco

I never knew I had it in me. Not until they took me, as a tiny seed, and plunged me into the depths of some loamy soil in a cotton field in Maharashtra. I looked like any other cotton seed alth...

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