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Onion variety ‘Bhima Super’ licenced

Licensed onion variety Bhima Super to Jindal Crop Sciences Pvt. Ltd., an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed by the Director DOGR with Director of Jindal Crop Sciences Pvt. Ltd. on 27-08-2013 at DOGR, Rajgurunagar. Jindal Crop Sciences Pvt. Ltd. located at Jalna (India), is in seed business since 1979 and specialist particularly in onion breeding, production and marketing. The MoU has been formulated as per the ICAR guidelines and approved by the Zonal Technology Management Committee, CIRCOT, Mumbai. As per MoU, DOGR extended a non-exclusive license to Jindal Crop Sciences Pvt. Ltd for seed production and distribution of Bhima Super. Bhima Super is a red onion variety from DOGR that has been recommended for kharif season in Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. It can also be grown in late kharif. DOGR is confident that the said MoU will promote the widespread adoption of this variety in India and ensure the availability of quality seed to the farmers.   

 

Onion variety "Bhima Red" licensed

Onion variety “Bhima Red” has been licensed by Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research (DOGR) to M/s. Safalmantra Agro Farms Private Limited (SAFPL), Navi Mumbai. A Memorandum of Understanding in this regard was signed by the Directorate with SAFPL on 12/11/2014. SAFPL is all women lead organization, in the business of producing and marketing sustainable agro-products. As per MoU, DOGR has extended a non-exclusive license to SAFPL for seed production and distribution of Bhima Red. Bhima Red is a high yielding onion variety recommended for cultivation in kharif season in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamilnadu, in late kharif season in Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra and for rabi in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.  It matures in 105-110 days after transplanting in kharif season and in 110-120 days after transplanting in late kharif and rabi seasons. The MoU will promote the cultivation of this variety by ensuring the better availability of quality seed to the farmers. 

 

Onion Grader licenced

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Director, DOGR with M/s. R.K. Engineering works, Rajgurunagar on 15th April, 2014 at DOGR, Rajgurunagar for onion grader developed by DOGR. The MoU has been formulated as per the ICAR guidelines. As per MoU, DOGR extended a non-exclusive license to M/s. R.K. Engineering works, Thigal Sthal, Rajgurunagar, Pune for manufacturing of motorized onion grader. M/s. R.K. Engineering works is a small scale industry which is involved in the manufacturing of agricultural implements. Motorised onion grader works with the 1HP motor and grades the onion into four grades.  DOGR is confident that the said MoU will promote the widespread adoption of this onion grader in India and ensure the availability of grader to the end users. 

 

MoU with Bejo Sheetal

In accordance with the mutual desire to promote co-operation between the Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research and Bejo Sheetal Seed Pvt. Ltd., Jalna, a MoU was signed for the purpose of onion improvement through hybrid development via conventional breeding. The MoU signing was effected on 18 Nov. 2008 between two organizations at DOGR. 

 

Production of breeder seeds

Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research signed MOU with KVKs (Nadurbar, Narayangaon, Ahmednagar, Jalna, Solapur, Nashik and Satara) and GMN Krishi Tanta Vidyalaya, Narayangaon for production of breeder seeds  of released varieties of this Directorate.

 

Multiplication of advanced lines of onion

DOGR has collaboration with Vasantdada Sugar Institute, Manjri  and Agricultural College (MPKV). Pune for multiplication of advanced lines of onion (red and white) developed from this Directorate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 05:54
 

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