New Stacked Bt Trait to Resist Pink Bollworm in Bt Cotton

Hyderabad-based Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd (NSL) seems to have found an answer to the dreaded pink bollworm, which continues to infest Bt cotton year after year.
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Ball Seed Announces NEW Succulent Program From Tagawa Greenhouses

This fresh new, cutting-edge assortment covers a range of colors and textures, helpsbuild a comprehensive succulent program.
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ANU developed new drought-resistant crops

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed plants that have a better chance of surviving droughts by enhancing the natural ability of their leaves to preserve water.
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Field Trials of GM Seeds Underway in Some States.

The seed industry in India is witnessing increased level of activity and enthusiasm over field testing of genetically modified (GM) seeds.
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NBPGR Conserves 64,829 Traditional Seed Varieties

To encourage conservation of the seeds of traditional varieties of various crops, the Government has a policy. The National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) has conserved 64,829 traditional varieties in Gene Banks located in different States.
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PAU Develops Bt Cotton Variety with Reusable Seeds

The first genetically-modified (Bt) cotton seeds that can be reused developed by Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), it will resulting in saving of input cost to farmers. For cultivation in North region, the new cotton variety is among few others identified by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
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Seed Drive Will Help Crop Farmers in Kenya

To increase yields and boost food security, crop farmers in Kenya will access high quality seed varieties at affordable prices. The entity to champion the project — QualiBasic Seed — will ensure strains of seeds developed by breeders are correct in genetic quality at all stages.
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To Develop New Varieties of Berseem Seed, Khalsa College ties up with PAU.

In a new initiative to develop new variety of the Barseem, Khalsa College has tied up with the Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana, Punjab. Barseem is the primary fodder for the milk animals in the state during winter months.
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Wheat Research Provides Improved Resistance to Viruses

We’d probably have fewer stressed farmers, if farmers could plant wheat without the constant worry of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV) spreading when the temperatures rise. There would be less money going toward fungicides, yields would be higher.
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Monsanto to Continue Vegetable Seeds Research

Monsanto has withdrawn a new technology for BT cotton. Monsanto is the global leader in GM soybean and corn apart from cotton. Now they has decided to continue research in India on other genetically modified seeds and crop protection.
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NBRI Developed New Whitefly Resistant Cotton Seed Variety

Lucknow-based National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) researchers developed a new cotton seed which is whitefly-resistant. NBRI has become the first institute in the world to isolate an anti-whitefly gene (designated as Tma12) from a fern.
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MSU launches online seed research data file, updated training

To digitize and provide easy access to a half-century of work compiled at the campus-based Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, former university employee Bennie Keith recently joined with administrators of Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Researchers Find Key to Zinc Rich Crop Seeds

The diet in many developing countries is lacking zinc, but researchers have just solved the riddle of how to get more zinc into crop seeds. The discovery has been published in Nature Plants.
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S&W Files Patent Application for Stevia Variety

S&W Seed Company announced it has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a unique stevia plant variety ‘SW 227.’ For a unique stevia variety, this is the fourth patent filed by S&W.
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Devi Variety Popular with Odisha Groundnut Seed Farmers.

Devi (ICGV 91114) is the early-maturing and drought tolerant variety of groundnut. Farmers are taking up seed production of this Variety. It is in a big way. During the 2015-16 post rainy season, the foundation seed and certified seed production of this variety was taken up in 564 ha.
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Announcement of New Registered Seed Technologist by Seedway.

The title of Registered Seed Technologist (RST) recently earned by Jason Perrault, SEEDWAY Seed Lab Manager, after passing the RST certifying test from the Association of Official Seed Analysis and the Society of Commercial Seed Technologist (AOSA/SCST).
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Seed Research: Growers Promotes Pollinator-Friendly Species Seeds Planting

White House initiative and growers encouraged promotes planting pollinator-friendly species for contributing to consumer and retailer demand.
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Seed Industry News: Coconut Seed Garden to produce quality seeds

The Coconut Seed Garden is situated on the borders of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states. The granting of additional funds by the TRS government for the development of horticulture in the State has become a blessing for the Coconut Seed Garden. The seed garden, established in 1991, has been producing quality seeds of coconut and mangoes too.
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Europe's seed industry market research report 2015

A professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Seed industry, the Europe Seed Industry Report 2015 is described.

The report gives a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Seed market analysis is provided for the Europe markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.
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SGPC to produce organic seeds in Punjab

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is going to produce organic seed of different types of food grains, vegetables and pulses, and then distributing these among farmers for growing in their agricultural fields. The SGPC may produce these organic seeds under the brand name, 'Shiromani', on agricultural land owned by it.
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