The Indian Institute of Spices Analysis (IISR) has inked a number of MoUs to share three applied sciences and one selection developed by the Institute.
The institute will share three of their applied sciences with the Centre of Excellence Maddur for Precision Farming below the Karnataka Horticulture Division. One other MoU was inked with a Telangana-based entrepreneur for commercialisation of IISR Pragathi, a broadly cultivated turmeric selection developed by IISR.
The Centre of Excellence for Precision Farming has inked three separate MoUs with the IISR for acquiring license for producing micro-nutrients for plant development and well being. They’ve acquired the license for the manufacturing of micro-nutrients for black pepper, turmeric and ginger. Micro-nutrients are a confirmed expertise to reinforce the productiveness of spices, particularly to beat the soil fatigue. “Know-how licensing helps in reaching out to extra farmers with genuine merchandise and varieties,” stated Santhosh J Eapen, IISR Director.
The Centre of Excellence Maddur, a coaching centre of the Karnataka Horticulture division to coach farmers and departmental extension officers in Precision Farming, might be enabled to supply and commercialise the designer micro vitamins with the assistance of the license.
Mohammed Umar Aktar, a farmer-entrepreneur from Telangana additionally inked the MoU with IISR. The MoU will allow him to enterprise into industrial provide of genuine seed materials of Pragathi, a turmeric selection with excessive demand throughout the nation. The institute will monitor the seed manufacturing to make sure the standard of the seeds produced by the entrepreneur.
The licensees may also be allowed to model the produce for advertising function. The commercialisation additionally provides a viable enterprise alternative to the entrepreneur.