Established in 1964 by Dr. Badrinarayan R. Barwale, Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co Pvt. Ltd. is a pioneer and leader in the Indian Seeds Industry. The company strives to provide quality hybrid seeds. Since its inception, it has been engaged in plant genetic research and production of quality hybrid seeds for the farming community of India. Currently, we are engaged as a manufacturer, exporter, importer and supplier of Cereal Seeds, Oil Seeds, Indian Cotton Seeds, Fibres and Vegetable Seeds. We are also developing genetically enhanced crops with the use of gene transfer technology.
We have achieved national presence with our network across the country. We are the first private enterprise in India to produce and market hybrids of Cotton, Sorghum, Pearl Millet, Sunflower and Wheat and we also took the initiative to commercially grow and market transgenic Bollgard Cotton, India's first transgenic crop in 2002.
We are the manufacturer, exporter, importer and supplier of the following product range:
- Cotton Seeds
- Bollgard Cotton Seeds
- Indian Cotton Seeds
- Field Crop Seeds
- Paddy Seeds
- Wheat Seeds
- Bajra Seeds
- Maize Seeds
- Jowar Seeds
- Oil Seeds
- Sun Flower Seeds
- Castor Seeds
- Soyabean Seeds
- Mustard/Rape Seeds
- Vegetable Crop Seeds
- Brinjal Seeds
- Okra Seeds
- Tomato Seeds
- Cucurbit Seeds
- Cabbage Seeds
- Radish Seeds
- Beetroot Seeds.
Following is a brief description of our infrastructural strength:
- A strong R&D infrastructure developed near Jalna (Maharashtra)
- An ISO 9001-2000 company with large multi-locational ISO certification
- Network of more than 100,000 farmers in 30 production centres of India
- State-of-the-art processing unit with in-house quality assurance facilities
- All India marketing network–more than 5000 sales outlets.
We are one of Asia’s most advanced seed industries and our Research and Development department is well equipped with laboratories for seed health, molecular biology, cytogenetics, pathology, entomology, molecular virology and plant transformation. Substantial investment in R&D have empowered us to produce superior products to meet the customers' needs.
Our products are known for their excellent quality. The production, processing and packaging of seeds are done as per stringent quality assurance norms. The ISO 9001-2000 certification awarded to Mahyco is the largest multilocation certification in India covering 59 locations. Mahyco's Quality Assurance laboratory at Dawalwadi (INML-06) has been granted the status of Member Laboratory of the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), Zurich, Switzerland, since 1999 and the status of ISTA accredited Laboratory since April 2005.