Research and Development

"Agriculture is our culture. There is no other culture without Agriculture."


Plant Breading

Research and Development of new hybrids and verities is the back bone for sustenance of any seed company. Strong Research and Development requires intelligent leadership. Our Research and Development wing has been headed by the renowned Geneticist and Plant Breeder, Dr. Alapati Satyanarayana, popular as Dr. Alapati among the scientific community. NRI has established a R&D facility in 2008, with a strong base under the able leadership of Dr. Alapati and his dedicated team of scientists. Pioneered in development of 60 successful and popular Varieties / Hybrids in a variety of crops, in a short span of 7 Years of its inception, by Conventional as well as modern Plant breeding techniques.

The is company is involved in innovative plant breeding and genetics research to develop new hybrids and verities of several field crops for better yields, quality, improved resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses with new plant type characters, Ideal plants types…etc.

We work on a variety of crops like Rice, Chilli, Maize, Cotton, Red gram, Black gram, Green gram, Chick pea, Soybean, Castor, Sesamum, Mustard, Dolichos Beans, Okra, Vegetable cowpea, Cluster bean, Tomato, Cucurbits etc.

Activity Flow

  • Collection, evaluation and utilization of germ plasm
  • Selection evaluation
  • Hybridization-recombinant breeding- product- evaluation for varieties
  • Parental line development and hybrid development- evaluation for hybrids
  • Permission for marketing & release of new hybrid & varieties
  • Testing of new hybrids & varieties in farmers fields
  • Nucleus seed production

NRI Agritech has a huge collection of germ plasm in all crops and evaluate for traits to use in breeding program with new and changing objectives.

 

Germplasm available with NRI Agritech

Crop

No. of lines

Indigenous/Imported with name of the country

Rice

72

71  Indigenous 1 from exotic

Green gram

66

Indigenous

Black gram

49

Indigenous

Red gram

57

Indigenous

Bengal gram

41

Indigenous

Chillies

198

184 Indigenous +14 exotic

Maize

516

Indigenous

Okra

221

219 Indigenous + 2 exotic

Sesame

105

Indigenous

Tomato

19

17 Indigenous + 2 exotic

Soybean

20

Indigenous

Dolichos Bean

29

Indigenous

Cucurbitaceous Vegetables

33

Indigenous

Mustard

12

Indigenous

Castor

7

Indigenous

Cotton

1109

Indigenous

Ground nut

7

Indigenous

Cluster bean

6

Indigenous

 

Product Development

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