Success Stories

Last Updated: Friday, 27 October 2017
  • A SUCCESS STORY IN WEST BENGAL OF QUALITY PROTEIN MAIZE
    In West Bengal, requirement of maize grain for poultry industry alone is about 2100 tones/day and to satisfy this demand, more than 2.5 lakh hectare is to be brought out under quality protein maize considering average productivity of 30 qtls/ha. Considering the importance of quality protein maize for poultry sector in West Bengal, CIMMYT India took initiative during 2004-05 to introduce QPM (HQPM-1) in West Bengal in collaboration with State Department of Agriculture, West Bengal and thereafter systematic Research & Developmental work on maize has been started...  read more

 

  • SUCCESS STORY OF BABY CORN HYBRID HM 4
    Baby corn plays a significant role in ensuring livelihood security and augmenting income level of farmers in peri-urban areas. HM 4 possess all the desirable traits of an ideal baby corn hybrid. Its cultivation is gaining momentum in nearby areas of cities. This single cross hybrid has an attractive creamish to light yellow colour with desirable size of 6.0 to 11.0 cm in length and 1.0 to 1.5 cm in diameter with regular row arrangement. It is highly nutritive and sweet in taste...  read more