Down to the Roots
Monsoon- Our Lifeline

Mr. Sathynarayan Rao, Marketing, Mahyco

In India, monsoons are clearly the most anticipated and tracked weather phenomenon. And why not? It is extremely important for Indian agriculture, flora and fauna. <...

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Pledging for Innovation

Mr. Shankar Nalawade, Marketing, Mahyco

I have been reading the wonderful blogposts my colleagues have been writing. These blogposts bring interesting viewpoints to the discussio...

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Biotechnology: A neglected hero

By Dr. Pritesh Gupta, Scientist, Mahyco

While I sifted through morning papers last Sunday, I realized that it was World Environment Day and people were discussing the ill effects of agriculture on the environment. I cannot blame them, as it is an established fact that t...

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Agriculture in need of a panacea

Dr. Pankaj Bihani, Scientist, Mahyco

One of the biggest environmental issues that agriculture faces is ‘Climate Change’. Climate change is the most important global environmental challenge facing humanity with implications for natural ecosystems, agriculture...

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Transforming India

By Team Mahyco

On June 8th, 2016, I sat through an online interview of the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh...

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Water Woes

Ensuring water security is crucial to building a sustainable future, but the quality and quantity of available water poses a serious threat to the same...

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Traditional farming, modern twists

By Team Mahyco

We were recently acquainted with Mr. Balachandran, a farmer living in Kerala, who has been using Mahyco’s hybrid chilli- Sierra and Hybrid Okra-Okra No. 10. He shared his traditional marketing practices with us, which are surely innovative and moder...

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Associations with progressive farmers

By Team Mahyco

We recently met Mr. Rammanna Goddemmi, a progressive farmer from the district of Haveri, Karnataka. He has been using Mahyco hybrid variety for cotton- MRC 7351 for the last eight years on his 70 acres land, and has so far benefitted from sowing over a hu...

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Fighting the Dreaded Dengue with GM Mosquitos

By Dr S K Dasgupta, Scientist, GBIT

In 2015, there were more than 15000 cases of dengue with mortality figures reaching 60 deaths in the capital New Delhi itself. This was considered the worst outbreak in the last 20 years.  Caused by t...

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Happy Farmer- Seeds of Success

By Team Mahyco

The proof of the pudding, they say, is in its eating! Ask Channabasappa Angadi, a Bt Cotton farmer from the Savoor village of Karnataka’s Haveri district. Channabasappa is an old Mahyco loyalist, growing all kinds of Mahyco branded seeds on his farm...

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