Question

In organic Farming, Is it necessary to use organic seeds only or can it be the Hybrid seeds to be cultivated in organic way/Farming methods. If so what are the probabilities/methods in terms of yield, pest control, Harvesting and total sustainability of the crop. Give the Justification for the same- Thejamurthy HR
Krishikannada Team
Hybrid seeds can be cultivated in organic farming. But if you are planning for organic certification, then genetically engineered seeds are NOT permitted. Organic farming is more sustainable. Pests and diseases can be controlled by organic methods. However, yield depends on the genetic potential of the variety being used.