Metahelix is an agricultural biotechnology company focusing on developing traits and technologies for crop protection & improved productivity. Hybrid Seeds and traits are commercialized by its wholly owned subsidiary seeds business Dhaanya Seeds.
Metahelix also provides customized research to select global Ag-biotech business using its proprietary technologies in crop transformation and functional genomics.
Metahelix is based at Bangalore, India which is home to a growing number of new-age high technology ventures.
Metahelix is developing transgenic cotton and rice for insect protection using its proprietary gene constructs and transformation protocols.
Bt Cotton: Bollworm and Spodoptera control are critical for ensuring a good commercial crop. Metahelix has developed two versions of Bt cotton. Read More
Bt Rice: Metahelix has developed a Bt Rice hybrid that controls rice Yellow Stem Borer (YSB) using the Bt based Cry1Ac gene. Read More