Maize is the third largest cereal crop in India after rice and wheat with an area of 8.7 million hectares. Significance of Maize as a source of large number of industrial products besides its uses as human food and animal feed additionally make it an emerging cereal crop of increasing importance. In Maize crop, current production and productivity levels of about 28 million ton and 3 ton/ha (2017-18) are still far behind the global standards. It is thus imperative that an endeavor towards realization of developed production technologies is the immediate need. This increased yield either can come through the introduction of new high yielding hybrids or through saving losses caused by pests.
DEKALB Hybrids have played a significant role in improving the productivity of Indian Corn farmers through its investment in research and development. DEKALB offers an extensive portfolio of hybrids for selection to meet the local customer needs with continued focus on helping farmers harvest more.