LAKHIMPUR: Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), North Lakhimpur under Assam Agriculture University (AAUA) has managed to sell the seeds of high yielding rice variety innovated in various research stations under the university. The seeds of the rice variety are suitable for the upcoming kharif season.
Intending seed wholesalers, retail sellers and farmers can purchase the seeds at Rs. 38 per kilogram, the price fixed by AAU, at the outlet of the RARS located at Boicha-Gorumuriya during the office days from 10 am to 2.30 pm.
Chief scientist of the RARS, Dr. Prabal Kumar Saikia stated in a press release that rice varieties of Ranjit, Bahadur Sub-1, Ranjit Sub-1, Padmanath, Panindra, Padumoni, Masuri, Geetesh were available in the RARS at present. Moreover, saplings of coconut, lemon and black-peppers, which can be planted in the months of April and May, were also available in the institution. Intending parties and persons can contact on mobile numbers 8638642977, 9435607598 and 9435387405 for further information in these regard, stated the Chief Scientist in the press release.