Monsanto hybrid vegetable seed unit commissioned

HYDERABAD: Monsanto India commissioned a state-of-the-art hybrid  vegetable seed conditioning unit at Shamirpet, near here, on Monday. Built with an investment of Rs 28 crore, the f

Published: 03rd April 2012 03:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:18 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Monsanto India commissioned a state-of-the-art hybrid  vegetable seed conditioning unit at Shamirpet, near here, on Monday.

Built with an investment of Rs 28 crore, the facility, spread over 32 acres, will be an integrated unit for both vegetable and row crops and specialise in seed conditioning, treatment, drying and packaging, and has a capacity of 15 million units per annum. According to Monsanto, the high quality seeds produced at the plant will be available to farmers across the state.

“India is one of the fastest growing economies and its agricultural sector is showing great promise. As a company committed to improving farmers’ lives and making agriculture globally competitive, it is important for us to equip the farmers to produce more in order to meet the demands of a growing economy,” said Consuelo E Madere, vice-president, Global Vegetable.

Stay up to date on all the latest Hyderabad news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp