Down to the Roots
Lets learn from our neighbours

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

Indian agriculture faces many challenges today. The Economic Survey Report in itself advocates new technologies to improve the agricultural productivity including GM technology. Yet, there ...

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Jai Jawan Jai Kisan

Mr. Chandra Joshi, Mahyco

Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri gave India a new direction with the slogan- Jai Jawan Jai Kisan back in 1965. It was at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, Shastri ji gave this slogan to a country which was at the time faced with a crisis on tw...

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The El Nino Effect

Dr. Narendran M Nair, Research Scientist, Mahyco

El Nino, (means The Little Boy in Spanish) the phenomenon by which a significant rise in surface temperature at sea, specifically in...

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Fifty Years of Farming: A Timeline of the Indian Agricultural Scene

Dr. Anshuman Tiwari, Research Scientist, Mahyco

The past fifty years of Indian farming have been about the efforts and livelihoods of those who produce food to feed the 1.28 billion people in India.  During this period, India has transformed itself from a food grai...

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Case for Fortified Foods

Ms. Aamira Ashtamkar, Mahyco

What is Fortified Foods? Fortified Foods are manufactured by adding micro-nutrients(essential trace elements and vitamins) to food. Often termed as enrichment, fortification is a method of adding all those nutrients which ...

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Trade and Indian Agriculture

Dr. Manoj Mehta, EXIM, Mahyco

India boasts of a rich history of trade, exchanging goods and services with many nations across the world for centuries. Despite these long-standing connections India has been struggling to meet its export potential in the recent past. Seve...

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Social Media and Agriculture

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

Gone are the days when we heard opinions on radio and read news in the papers. The time has come for all of us to embrace a form of new media in our lives. We live in the era of ‘Social Me...

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India’s Agricultural Policies From Then To Now

Mr. Sanjay Deshpande, Govt. Relations, Mahyco

I recently came across a report by Ashok Gulati on India’s food challenge. It raised an important question. With more than 17% of global population, less than 4% of global agri-land and less than 3% of global fresh-wat...

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India: A Beacon of Harvest Festivals

Dr. Smitha Kurup, Research Scientist, Mahyco

Considering India’s widespread geographic reach, the harvest season varies from one corner of India to the other. Crops are sown from at the onset of the monsoon in early June to July depending on the crop, and state, a...

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The Enabling Role of Education in Agriculture

Dr. Anjanabha Bhattacharya, Research Scientist, Mahyco

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. No doubt that education has empowered many to chase their dreams and make a difference. Learning e...

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