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Nuziveedu Seeds Limited

About Company Nuziveedu Seeds Limited (NSL) India’s largest hybrid seed – company, (in terms of sales of hybrid seeds to Indian farmers in 2015 – 2016) NSL has been recognized as the largest Bio Agri company by Biospectrum survey of Agricultural Biotechnology companies in India consecutively for the past eight years since 2009. * believes that it has played an important role in Indian agriculture by developing and supplying quality hybrids and varietal seeds to millions of farmers. Nuziveedu Seeds, which was originally established as a part of NSL Group, has served Indian farmers for more than four decades....

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Maharastra Hybrid Seeds Company Private Limited (Mahyco)

About Company Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Private Limited (Mahyco) is focused on research and development, production, processing, and marketing of seeds for India’s farming fraternity. Founded in 1964, Mahyco is the pioneer of high quality hybrid and open pollinated seeds. Through the use of cutting edge technology and intensive research activities, Mahyco has revolutionized the agrarian face of the country. Despite its growth and expansion, the company remains unchanged at its core. It is still driven by a visionary zeal and the belief that it is possible to improve the lives of farmers by using science to develop superior...

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DuPont Pioneer India

About Company DuPont Pioneer began research and parent seed operations in India in 1976. For 40 years, Pioneer has been developing and characterizing hybrid seeds for farmers in India, while continuing to be one of the nations’ leading suppliers of improved hybrid seeds. It works closely with more than 4 million farmers to get the right product on the right acre to maximize their productivity and profitability. With product sales and services in more than 90 countries, Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, agronomic support and services to farmers. In India, Pioneer® brand...

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Moroccan Couscous Salad with Baby Corn

Ingredients 3 cups couscous, uncooked 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup garbanzo beans, cooked 1 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup black beans, cooked 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes 1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg 1 cup chopped green onion 1/2 cup parsley 1 cup red wine 1/2 yellow onion 4 cloves garlic 1 cup olive oil 2 cups baby corn, cut into 1 inch pieces Method Boil couscous in six cups of water; cover, remove from heat, and let stand for 20 to 30 minutes; chill uncovered. For vinaigrette, place all items, except oil and baby corn, in food...

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Screening of Maize Elite Lines for Resistance to Sesamia inferens

Maize (Zea Mays L.) is most widely distributed crop and ranks third in world crop production while I India. It is regarded as an important food grain, feed and fodder crop. More than sixty species of insects have been reported to attack maize crop during its different stages of growth. (Anon. 1998. Among the different insect pests, stem borer species associated with maize in India are Chilo partellus swinhoe and Sesamia inferens walker commonly known as pink borer. Losses due to S. inferens which is a major pest during post rainly season I south India, varied from 25.7 to 78.9%. Panwar (1998) reported the infestation of the maize stalk borer  (Chilo partelllus) throughout India during rainy season while S.inferens only in peninsular India during winter season as serious pest causing grain yield losses ranging from 18.0 to 49.0% (Anon., 1998, and Anon., 1999). Because of higher grain yield losses, research efforts are being initiated to develop resistant hybrids at Agricultural Research Station (Maize), Amberpet, Hyderabad, since it is most efficient and permanent means of controlling the pest. Screening of all the elite germplasm was undertaken in the present investigation as a first phase of resistance breeding programme and to identify the highly resistant donor parents under natural conditions for their future use in hybrid breeding programme. One hundred and thirty two elite inbreds consisting of lines developed from CIMMYT...

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Baby Corn with Carrots

Ingredients Baby Corn (husked) 1 ½ cups Baby Carrots 1 ½ cups Sugar or Honey 1 teaspoon Water ½ cup Salt ¼ teaspoon Parsley dried 1 teaspoon Method Bring water to a boil. Add carrots along with sweetener and salt. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add baby corn and parsley, cook for additional 5 minutes; add more water if necessary. Serves 4 as a side dish. Nutritive Value Calories  – 34 Fat  – 0.3 g Protein – 1.3g Carbohydrate – 7.4 g Fiber – 1.9 g Cholesterol – 0 mg Vitamin A – 678 Re Vitamin C – 7.3 mg...

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India corn likely to rise on low supplies, higher demand

“Demand from feed makers is very strong. They are buying whatever supplies are reaching the market. Prices are unlikely to go down as demand for poultry products is expected to rise during ongoing winter season,” said Shreedhar Reddy, a trader in Davangere, Karnataka, the largest producer of corn in India. Demand for poultry products usually rises during winter as people eat more fatty foods than in the high temperatures of the summer. Traders were expecting supplies from the new season crop to rise this week, but that did not happen. Lower-than-expected supplies are keeping prices firm in both, the...

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