Farmers can get the hybrid seed in their villages itself or nearby towns through the traders who deal in selling of agricultural inputs such as fertilizers, pesticides and seed. In case they are unable to obtain the seed through the above mentioned sources, they may contact some of the leading seed companies mentioned below which are dealing with hybrid rice seed.
The leading private sector seed companies selling hybrid rice seed are;
1. Pro-Agro seed company, Hyderabad.
2. PHI Seeds Ltd., Hyderabad.
3. Mahyco Seed Company, Jalna/Mumbai.
4. Advanta India Ltd., Bangalore.
5. Indo-American Hybrid Seed Co., Hyderabad.
6. Nath Seed Company, Aurangabad.
7. J.K. Seeds Ltd., Hyderabad.
8. Shriram Bioseed Ltd., Hyderabad.
9. Parry Monsanto India Ltd., Hyderabad.
10. Emergent Genetics India Ltd., Hyderabad.
In addition the state seed corporations such as Maharashtra state seed corporation and Karnataka state seed corporation are also producing hybrid seed in a limited way.