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PAU Inks Pact with Chandi Seed Farm, Kapurthala

December 28, 2016 10:43 AM

Punjab News Express/S.K.Vyas
JALANDHAR : The Punjab Agricultural University inked a pact with the Chandi Seed Farm, Kapurthala, for producing and selling the seed of CH-27 within India. Dr M.S. Gill, Director of Research, PAU and S. Paramjit Singh Chandi, Progressive Vegetable Seed Grower, signed the memorandum of understanding in the presence of senior officials of PAU.

This was stated by Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, PAU.He said that the University desires to establish close linkages with the seed producers and the farmers interested in seed production. The University has identified this farm, which has the expertise and know-how to undertake large scale seed production of varieties/hybrids of vegetable crops and their marketing, he added.
Gill said the product would be labeled as “A hybrid developed by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana; seed produced and marketed by Chandi Seed Farm.”

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