Hybrid rice is produced when the egg is fertilized by pollen from anthers of a rice plant from a different variety or line. In order to produce great quantities of hybrid seeds, two kinds of parental lines are needed, a seed parent which is usually male sterile and a pollen parent.
Scarcity of food led to famine in India. Countless people lost their lives due to this scourge until some decades back. The scenario changed soon when India adapted to the green revolution. Modern agricultural techniques were implemented along with hybrid seeds which gave a significantly high yield. This helped India to wipe out the crisis … Continue reading “A New Tool In Agriculture For Automization: The Pollination Of Rice Seeds!”