Metahelix Life Science Limited Metahelix has been part of Tata Group since Dec 2010 and is a subsidiary of Rallis India Limited. Metahelix is largely into Seeds business serving both Domestic and International markets. Both Rallis and Metahelix operate in the Agriculture space and it lends itself to synergistic benefits to tap into the opportunity of growth in Indian agriculture. The company’s primary activities is in the area of agricultural biotechnology and the focus area being the development of new technologies and traits for crop improvement. The company has a strong research and development program for hybrid seeds in field and vegetable crops. Additionally, the company uses its strength in the area of functional genomics, plant transformation and marker assisted selection to develop value added traits such as insect, weed and virus protection traits to its hybrid seeds products. Research at Metahelix is directed at improving the yield potential, protection against diseases, pests and stress conditions in major field crops such as Paddy, maize, pearl millet, cotton, mustard and vegetable crops like tomato, okra, hot pepper, gourds and melons. Metahelix has the ability to develop cost-efficient technologies/products and has become the home-grown brand for technology development in the field of agriculture in the country.
Name and contact details of Chairperson/Managing director
1. Research and Development
2. Seed Production and Processing
3. Quality Assurance
4. Supply chain
5. Sales planning and Management
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