MACS 1407 – A New Soybean Variety Has Been Produced
About MACS 1407:
♦ In collaboration with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, scientists from MACS – Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, an autonomous institute of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, created the new variety.
♦ The variety was created using the traditional cross-breeding method.
♦ It is suitable for rain-fed conditions in northeast India.
♦ Its seeds have 19.81 per cent oil content, 41 per cent protein content, and good germinability.