Andhra Pradesh Agricultural Minister Shri Kakani Govardhan Reddy, Launches 3F Oil Palm’s New Hybrid Varieties of Saplings; Initiates Oil Palm Planting Season in AP for the year 2022-23


Andhra Pradesh, August 3rd, 2022: 3F Oil Palm Pvt. Ltd, a leading oil palm company in India, today announced the launch of various unique high-yielding varieties, some of which are first of its kind in India.

Smt.Taneti Vanita – Hon’ble Home Minister of AP; Dr. K.Madhavi Latha IAS, Collector and District magistrate East Godavari district; Shri Kotagiri Sridhar – MP Eluru, Shri. Margani Bharat – MP Rajahmundry; Shri Talari Venkatrao – Gopalapuram MLA; Dr. Ravi Kumar Mathur, ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research; AP Oil Fed MD- Mr. Chavala Babu Rao; Dr. S Sreedhar, DOH AP graced the occasion.

The following seed varieties were procured from various reputed seed manufacturers across the world by 3F Oil Palm to benefit the farmers and the Oil Palm Industry:

SIME DARBY (Malaysia)

Calyx 600

Calyx q6 (First of its kind in India

CIRAD Palm Elit (France, Thailand)


3 Way Cross (First of its kind in India)

ASD (Costa Rica)

    • Spring
    • Themba

FGV (Malaysia)

ML 161

3 Way Cross (First of its kind in India)

Among the releases, CALIX Q6 (SIME DARBY, Malaysia) is the first genetically tested seed produced in the Oil Palm market by the company Sime Darby in Malaysia. The farmers are expected to immensely benefit from this variety due to the following reasons: commencement of yielding 24 months after planting, reduction of maintenance costs, significantly higher FFB yields, enhancement of the commercial age of the garden to 30 years, and ease of harvesting due to slow and medium vertical growth of plants

Mr. Sanjay Goenka, CEO and MD, 3F Oil Palm Limited, said, “We always aim to constantly deploy the best products and services that help with our motto “Maximizing yields for our farmers with minimum maintenance hassles”. 

Shri Kakani Govardhan Reddy, Agricultural Minister of Andhra Pradesh Government said “Every farmer wishes that he reaps good yields from what he sows. In the present times oil palm’s value in being yielding cannot be denied. To achieve the Fair price to be fixed, whenever this is not the case, the Government should intervene and buy the yield to save the farmers from any losses. It has been observed that for Rs. 2000 crores of yields Rs.4000 crores of losses are there.


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