Andhra pradesh well poised to become a seed hub, says Bill Gates

Calls for modern plant breeding techniques to increase crop yield Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates on Friday said modern plant breeding techniques, including DNA analysis, could double or even triple the annual increase in crop yield and lead to hardier varieties. In his valedictory address at the AP AgTech Summit here, he said the International […]

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Recognized Native indigenous cattle breeds of India.

 MILCH/DAIRY BREED   1.GIR This breed is otherwise called as Bhadawari, Desan, Gujarati, Kathiawari, Sorthi, and Surati. Originated in Gir forests of South Kathiawar in Gujarat also found in Maharashtra and adjacent Rajasthan. Basic colours of skin are white with dark red or chocolate-brown patches or sometimes black or purely red. Horns are peculiarly curved, […]

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Telangana ties up with Brazil to improve Desi milk production

The Telangana government has decided to have its own proto-type of “Zebu” with the objective of improving milk production of its desi cows. Towards achieving this endeavour, it has tied up with the Brazilian government on a project to improve the milk production potential of desi cows by bringing the semen and embryos of Brazil-developed Indian-breed […]

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Punganur cattle Breed ( Cow/ Bull)

Punganur dwarf cattle This Punganur cattle breed originated from the Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. This breed is one of the world smallest cattle variant like Vechur cattle breed in Kerala, Its average height is 70 to 90 cm and its weight is 115 to 200 kg. This Punganur cattle breed named after the village Punganur in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh, in the southern point of […]

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Ongole cattle breed (Ongole Bull/ Ongole Cow)

    Ongole breed cattle got its name from its geographical location of origin, “Ongole district” from Andhra Pradesh This Breed also mentioned as Nellore, By the Nellore belt people, (Ongole earlier was in the Nellore District) Ongole cow is one of the Top exported Indian Cattle breeds to Overseas This breed is very much […]

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