• September 30, 2023

Hon. Governor of Haryana Shri Bandaru Dattatreya Visits Herbicide Tolerant Rice Varieties Fields

Hyderabad, Telangana, India – Business Wire India 

Hon. Governor of Haryana Shri Bandaru Dattatreya visited the Herbicide tolerant rice varieties fields recently which were developed by IARI and produced and supplied by Nuziveedu Seeds at Village Kalwa Heri, Karnal, Haryana. Two herbicide tolerant varieties PB 1979 and PB 1985 along with new BLB and Blast tolerant basmati varieties PB 1885 and PB 1847 were sown in Direct sown condition at Nuziveedu Seeds R&D Centre, Karnal.

Governor said that the government is promoting Mera paani-Meri Virasat and taking initiatives in line with the Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji’s commitment to doubling the farmers’ income.

Nuziveedu Seeds Limited, often referred to as NSL, is one of the leading seed companies in India. It is headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana, and has gained prominence in the agricultural sector for its work in the development, production, and marketing of high-quality seeds for various crops. Nuziveedu Seeds specializes in the breeding and distribution of seeds for a wide range of crops, including cotton, maize, paddy, sorghum, pearl millet, sunflower, and various vegetable crops. Their focus on crop improvement and research has led to the development of high-yielding and disease-resistant varieties.

In recent years, agriculture has faced numerous challenges, from Bakane disease, Water shortage to labour shortages. However, a game-changing solution has emerged from IARI in the form of Herbicide-Tolerant Direct Sown Rice. This innovative approach to rice cultivation not only addresses these challenges but also offers several key advantages: Water Conservation, Promoting mechanisation by reducing agriculture labour shortage problem, increasing farmers’ income by reducing the investment, environment friendly due to the reduction in methane gas emission along with ease of cultivation.

PB 1979 is a herbicide tolerant variety developed from PB 1121 by IARI-Delhi with superior Basmati grain quality to get better market price due to export quality rice. Nuziveedu Seeds Limited supplies this variety with brand name Superstar HT.

PB-1985 is a herbicide tolerant variety developed from PB 1509 by IARI-Delhi with superior grain quality and higher yield. This product will be available in the market with the name of Goldstar HT.

Hon. Governor requested the farming community to adopt new technologies in agriculture like direct sown rice cultivation with Herbicide tolerance to increase income, protect the environment and save water.

Website: www.nuziveeduseeds.com

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Hon. Governor of Haryana Shri Bandaru Dattatreya visited the Herbicide tolerant rice varieties fields

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