Insights into Editorial: UAHS develops new paddy variety resistant to blast disease

  Context: As part of its initiative to prevent decline in the area under paddy cultivation, the University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences(UAHS), Shivamogga, has developed ‘Sahyadri Megha’, a new red variety of paddy that is resistant to blast disease and rich in nutrients. The new variety has been approved by the State-level Seed Sub-Committee …