Seed Production and Technology

authored by: S. Prabakaran, R. Sowmyapriya, A. Krishnamoorthi
ISBN: 9789361348167 | Binding: Paperback | Pages: 64 | Language: English | Copyright: 2025
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 8.32 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: CONTENT VIBES | Weight: 120 GMS
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This book will be available from 25-Aug-2024

This book aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of seed biology, the latest advancements in breeding techniques, and the technological innovations that enhance seed quality and performance. It addresses the challenges faced by seed producers, including climate change, pest resistance, and the need for sustainable practices, while highlighting solutions and strategies that ensure robust seed systems.

Readers will gain insights into traditional and modern seed production methods, the role of biotechnology and genetic engineering, and the importance of regulatory frameworks in maintaining seed quality. The book also discusses the economic and social impacts of seed technology, emphasizing the importance of collaboration between scientists, farmers, and policymakers.

"Seed Production and Technology" is designed for students, researchers, practitioners, and anyone with a keen interest in agriculture and food security. It serves as a valuable resource for understanding how high-quality seeds are developed, produced, and brought to market, ultimately contributing to the global effort to feed an ever-growing population sustainably.

S.  Prabakaran:  has  done  his  B.Sc.  (Agri.)  from TNAU sub-campus at Trichy. He studied his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. His area of specialisation was Plant Genetic Resources. In 2015, he received ICAR-JRF 22nd rank in plant sciences and secured merit fellowship. In 2017, he secured 1st rank IARI entrance exam and secured IARI merit fellowship for Ph.D. program. He also qualified Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) – National Eligibility Test (NET) in 2017. He has qualified UGC-SRF and lectureship in Environmental sciences in 2019. Currently, he is teaching agriculture optional to civil service aspirants at Chennai.

R. Sowmyapriya: have studied her B. Sc. (Agri.) from TNAU sub-campus at killikulam, Tamil Nadu. She studied her M.Sc. (Biotechnology)  from  UAS,  Bangalore. Currently,  she  is pursuing Ph.D. (Biotechnology) at IARI, New Delhi. She was the recipient of JNU fellowship and DBT fellowship.

A.  Krishnamoorthi:  I  did    my    Bsc  agriculture  (2012-16) from VIA Agriculutre  college Affiliated  to TNAU  and  I  did my  Msc Agriculture in Plant geneticr esource (2108-20)  from TNAU and I am written 10 book chapters 2 research article and 10 review articles I cleared my ICAR SRF Examination with Rank 4 in the Discipline of Economic Botany and Plant Genetic Resources. Now I am pursuing my PhD  at the ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resourrces IARI Pusa Campus New Delhi.

1    Seed Production and Processing Technologies

2    Seed Certification, Seed Testing and Storage

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