ICAR-DOGR signs MoU for seed production of onion variety Bhima Dark Red

 

  

                               

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Rajgurunagar and Krishi Unnati producer company, Osmanabad for truthful labeled seed production of onion variety Bhima Dark Red on 21st May, 2018.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Major Singh, Director ICAR-DOGR, Rajgurunagar and Mr. Balaji Darekar, Sub-president Krishi Unnati Producer Company, Osmanabad, Maharashtra. The main objective of this MoU is to augment the production of truthful labeled seed of onion variety Bhima Dark Red of ICAR-DOGR by Krishi Unnati Producer Company, on their seed farm under the technical collaboration of ICAR-DOGR, Rajgurunagar.

Bhima Dark red is kharif suitable onion variety matures within 100-110 days after transplanting having 22-24 t/ha yield potential. This variety is recommended for Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu states of India. .