Reliance Life Sciences develops new protocols as well as standardizes protocols for micro propagation to produce tissue cultured plants for domestic and export markets.

Reliance Life Sciences has established a state-of-the-art Plant Biotechnology facility at Navi Mumbai, besides setting up several hardening centres and captive plantation sites across the country, for proven as well as experimental plant varieties. The focus is on various varieties of Banana, Date palm, Pomegranate, Potato, Bamboo, Jatropha, Teak and also a range of Ornamental, Medicinal and Aromatic plants.

Reliance Life Sciences has developed over 100 species of tissue cultured plants. Reliance Life Sciences also provides cultivation technology as a service, besides contract production and research in the following products:

  • Horticulture: Banana, Pomegranate, Strawberry and Date palm
  • Floriculture: Anthurium, Astil be, Calla lilly, Campsis, Clematis, Day lilly, Gerbera, Heauchera, Lilium, Limonium, Marigold and various Orchids

  • Ornamental: Alpinia, Calathea, Cordylines, Diffenbachia, Ficus, Hosta, Nandina, Philodendron, Schefflera, Spathiphyllum, Syngonium and Yucca
  • Plantation: Bamboo, Cardamom, Potato, Teak and Vanilla
  • Medicinal and Aromatic: Aloe vera, Bixa, Chlorophytum, Geranium, Hemidesmus, Indigo, Patchouli, Piper, Stevia
  • Bio- Diesel: Jatropha
Services offered in Contract Production and Research are:
  • Exclusive contract production of plants, either using protocol supplied by the client or utilizing protocols available in-house for clients from India and overseas.
  • Micro-propagation of cultures supplied by the customer

  • Development of commercially viable tissue culture production protocols, if desired by the customer
Services are also offered in Cultivation Technology
  • Detailed package of practices
  • Field inspection and advice by qualified and experienced agronomists

High quality tissue cultured plants are produced in the state-of-the-art facility in Navi Mumbai and are distributed across various states across the length and width of India through our various hardening centres located at Nagothane, Pandarpur, Nagpur (Maharashtra), Anand, Vadodara (Gujarat) Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) Kakinada, Pulivendula (Andhra Pradesh) and Cumbam (Tamil Nadu). So far millions of tissue cultured plants have been distributed across 12 states in the country. Reliance Retail, a Reliance Group company is engaged in buy-back of the products from farmers, quality control of the products, post harvest technology, and also in bringing farm produce to consumers through Reliance Fresh and other retail initiatives.

Reliance Life Sciences markets tissue cultured plants in India and also exports to USA, Europe, Israel and Australia. The most efficient and up to date technologies are implemented in producing crops that are difficult to propagate by conventional methods.

Reliance Life Sciences has a high quality system in place to ensure selection of elite mother plants devoid of diseases. It also adheres to strict quality control, plant quarantine and other norms at each stage before dispatch.

The Reliance Life Sciences Plant Biotechnology facility, located in DALC, Navi Mumbai has been assessed and certified by the Accreditation Unit (AU) of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) established Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi and Australian Quarantine Inspection Service(AQIS).

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