High Yielding Variety Seeds

High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds played vital role in the progress of agriculture. They are considered as `miracle seeds’. The high yielding programme was launched in the Kharif season of 1966 in selected areas having assured rainfall. Seed is the basic and crucial input for attaining sustained growth in agricultural production.The yield of traditional is low. High Yielding Variety Seeds are developed to get higher yielding. The main advantages of High Yielding Variety seeds are yielding of farms with the use of HYV seeds in high compared to the use of traditional seeds. HYV seeds give better quality yielding. The maturity time of crop is less. Multiple crops can be grown easily. Seeds are mostly flood and drought resistant. Problems of pests and diseases are less. HYV seeds generate additional employment. Net agricultural income increases substantial. HYV Seeds helps socio-economic transformation for farmers. Paddy, Wheat, Maize, Jowar , Bajra and other crops utilized HYV seeds over large area within a short period..........Read More


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