ISBN: 9788170355557 Publisher: Daya Publishing HouseYear of publishing: 2008 Format: Hardcover
No of Pages: 545 Language: English
Quality seed is the fore most and most cost effective input for crop production. It is time for researchers as well as policy makers to reorient the strategy of vegetable seed production in India. Now it is not only...Read more
Quality seed is the fore most and most cost effective input for crop production. It is time for researchers as well as policy makers to reorient the strategy of vegetable seed production in India. Now it is not only a question of providing enough vegetables for a balance diet, but also to produces good quality seeds that are acceptable and competitive in the international market. The book 'Seed Production Technology of Vegetables ' is intended as a reference for all concerned with the basic vegetable seed production technologland requirements, field inspection, field and seed standards, brief cultural practices, important varieties/hybrids, classification history, climatic factors affecting seed production, botany and floral biology, mode of reproduction, principles of seed production, techniques for hybrid seed production, quality of seed, seed germination, seed policy, seed certification, seed act and seed rules. This book may be of great utility and intend to be a better guide to the students, teachers, research scientist, extension worker Policy makers, various seed companies, horticulture department, vegetable seeds producers and farming community as a whole who directly and indirectly are engaged in the production of quality seeds. Read less
About the author: Prabhaker Singh
Dr. Prabhakar Singh Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (Chhattisgarh).