What are High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds?

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High Yielding Variety (HYV) seeds are those which produce large quantities of crops especially wheat and rice. The use of these seeds requires regular supply of water and optimum use of fertiliser and pesticide in correct proportions. Hence, the farmers requires reliable irrigation facilities as well as the financial resources to purchase fertilizers and pesticides to benefit from HYV seeds.