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Elite Tissue Culture Papaya ‘DAWN DELIGHT’: 1 minute video

Thomas Biotech has released a 1-min video on ‘DAWN DELIGHT’, the unique female tissue culture papaya, taking through different stages from in vitro to field, and the final product, the delicious seedless fruits with extended keeping quality. Booking for the elite TC plants is now open at Thomas Biotech, Bengaluru You tube link: https://youtu.be/FlNhu92opdY

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IIHR PGR Winter School Faculty & Participants visit

The participants of the ICAR sponsored Winter School on ‘Horticultural Biodiversity Conservation’ conducted by ICAR- Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, along with the Course Director, Dr. PE Rajasekharan, and other faculty visited the lab on 25 March 2022. They were taken around the laboratory and the hardening facility and were explained about the activities of…

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Publication in ‘HortScience’ about the new Tissue Culture Papaya ‘Dawn Delight’:

An article describing the genesis of ‘Dawn Delight’ papaya and its micropropagation was published in the highly reputed journal ‘HortScience’ from the American Society for Horticultural Sciences on 30 Sept. 2021. This article can be downloaded from the journal site: https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI16218-21 Abstract: ‘Dawn Delight’ is a unique female line of papaya with parthenocarpic fruit-setting capability…

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Participating in GKVK, UAS, Bangalore Krishimela

Thomas Biotech & CCB has put up a stall displaying the unique products from the Company,  namely, tissue culture female papaya line ‘Dawn Delight’ and the micropropagated elite pomegranate ‘Super Bhagwa’ for demonstration and sale. Despite being a rainy day, the mela witnessed a good crowd turnout.  The Company stall is located in the organic…

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Hermaphrodite Tissue Culture Papaya THOMAS DELIGHT Released

The elite papaya selection Thomas Delight was released formally on 1st Nov. 2020 (Karnataka Rajyotsava Day) by Dr. N Krishna Kumar, Former Dy Director General (Horticulture), ICAR and Dr. Hithlamani, Retd. Additional Director of Horticulture, Bangalore at the farmers and officials meet at ‘Thomas Biotech’ company premises. This involved the display of fresh fruits, distribution…

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