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Seed Replacement Rate

Seed Replacement Ratio denotes how much of the total cropped area was sown with certified seeds in comparison to farm saved seeds. It also denotes actual quality seed distributed to farmers vis-a-vis actual seed required for cultivation of crops. Due to huge demand supply gap, India suffers from a dismal seed Replacement Ratio. The public ..


Spigelia genuflexa: New Plant species that sows its own seeds

Scientists have discovered a tiny angiosperm plant which bows down and sows its own seeds. The dainty, inch-high plant with pinkand-white flowers was found growing in the backyard of a local plant collector in rural north-eastern Bahia, Brazil, one of the world’s most biologically diverse areas. The name of the plant (Spigelia genuflexa) has been ..