About Mangalam Seeds

The founder of the company is Shri.M.J.Patel (B.R.S) is coming from farmer family, having 35 years experience in production sale and marketing of agricultural seeds and chemicals. Technically the company supported by Dr.I.D Patel, M.Sc (Agri), P.hd in plant breeding and genetics. He is eminent agricultural scientist who had played significance role in development of agriculture at state and national level by developing 46 improved /hybrid varieties. He had 42 years experience in teaching and research. He had published 41 research papers in national and international journals. He is awarded 6 awards for his notable contribution in field of agriculture including Sardar Patel award.

The registered office of this company is at 202 sampada building, Mithakhali six road, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad-380009 The research and development centers of the company are located at (1) Village Jagudan Ta. Di. Mehsana (2) Village Raner Ta.kankrej Di.Banaskantha. (3) Village Maktupur Ta.Unjha Di. Mehsana. The processing and packing plant, a well build, fully equipped is located at Village Maktupur Ta.Unjha Di. Mehsana. The warehouses of the company for seeds stocking are located at Palanpur, Una, Junagadh, Deesa in Gujarat. While Jodhpur, Bhinamal and Jaipur in state of Rajasthan. The objectives of research and development units are as under.

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  • Collection and maintenance of indi genius and exotic genetic plant material for various crops.
  • Development of high yielding diseases and pests resistant verities in various crops.
  • Development of new male and female lines with specific characters.
  • Development of male sterile lines for new crops like cumin, fennel and isabgul.
  • Production of nucleus breeder, foundation, certified and truthful seeds.
  • Advice to farmer to solve the problem related to crop production.

Scope of Seeds Industries in India

It is estimated that area under rain fed agriculture varies from 60 to 65 percent. While irrigated agriculture confide to 34 to 40 percent. Use of improved or hybrid seeds in rain fed agriculture varies between 25 to 30 percent while it is up to 60 percent under secured irrigated agriculture. Annual seed business in India it is worth Rs.8000 crores. Looking to the uncovered area under improved seeds there is a vast scope for seed industries in India.