Seed Production by Smallholder Farmers
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: J. Hanson
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)

Books about Seed Production by Smallholder Farmers
Heterosis and Hybrid Seed Production in Agronomic Crops
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Amarjit Basra
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-10-07 - Publisher: CRC Press

Heterosis and Hybrid Seed Production in Agronomic Crops discusses how heterosis or “hybrid vigor” has played a major role in improving crop productivity and quality in order to feed the ever-increasing human population, particularly in developing countries. Plant breeders, agronomists, seed producers, and farmers will discover why the development of
Successful Community-based Seed Production Strategies
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Amarjit Basra
Categories: Crops
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: CIMMYT

Books about Successful Community-based Seed Production Strategies
Vegetable Seed Production
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Raymond A. T. George
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: CABI

This third edition includes summaries at salient points within the first six chapters, dealing with the principles and practice of vegetable seed production. A suggested further reading list is provided at the conclusion of each of the 16 chapters. The general updating of this third edition has included more detail
Forage Seed Production
Language: en
Pages: 65
Authors: Raymond A. T. George
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)

Field multiplication; Performance objectives; Introduction to seed production; Seed production systems; Site selection; Matching the forage to the site; The forage plant; Crop establishment; Crop management; Seed harvesting; Feedback exercises; Post-harvest seed conditioning; Performance objectives; Introduction to post-harvest seed conditioning; threshing and winnowing; Seed drying; Seed cleaning; Seed packaging; Seed