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Bring awareness to the environmental crisis facing India, and its economic and social  impact on rural and farming communities

Promote and support solutions to rural hunger and poverty in India via sustainable organic farming and biodiversity conservation and to protect and preserve indigenous knowledge.

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• The first generation seeds(F1) produced from crossing two genetically dissimilar parent species. • It is uneconomical to sae and repalnt the progeny of these seeds as the next generations give much lower yields • The technique of hybridization is much like biologically patenting a seed. No one else, neither the farmer nor a rival company can produce exactly similar seeds unless the parent lines, which are the seed company’s secret • Hybrid seeds are generally called sarkar beej.

Aliases (separate with |): HIGH YIELD VARIETIES ( HYVs)

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