Global and domestic seed companies like Monsanto, Syngenta, Rasi Seeds and Shriram Bioseeds have formed a new association 'Alliance for Agri Innovation' to take up the policy issues related to the sector and promote new farm technologies.
Bayer Bioscience, Dow Agro Sciences, DuPont Pioneer, Mahyco and Metahelix are also members of 'Alliance for Agri Innovation' (AAI).
The AAI said in a statement that this is a new industry body to promote new and emerging agricultural technologies for the benefit of Indian farmers.
The AAI would also work with all stakeholders to create an ecosystem which provides protection for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), the statement said.
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