Research institutes discover new seed varieties to plug N525bn gap

by | September 13, 2017 12:55 am

As scarcity of quality seeds continue to endanger Nigeria’s food security, research institutes are discovering new varieties that can improve yield and plug the yawning gap in the seed industry estimated at N525.04 billion. “So far this year, we have released Kauz and Paftor, which are  two varieties of irrigated wheat seeds that have the potential…

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