Seed Science and Technology: 2nd Fully Revised and Enlarged Edition

authored by: K. Vanangamudi
ISBN: 9789383305117 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 680 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2021
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 33 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 990 GMS
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Seed Science and Technology: An Illustrated Textbook is a resource created in accordance with the ICAR curriculum for undergraduate studies, which is implemented in all state and central agricultural universities. Comprised of 8 units, this textbook is designed to align with the guidelines established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Unit 1: Seed Biology: 01. Floral Biology 02. Flowering and Pollination 03. Fruit and its Structure 04. Seed and its Structure 05. Vegetative Propagules 06. Seed Formation and Development 07. Apomixis, Parthenocarpy and Polyembryony 08. Synthetic Seed 09. Seed Maturity Indices 10. Chemical Composition of Seeds 11. Seed Dormancy and Methods to Break the Dormancy 12. Seed Germination Unit 2: Seed Production: 13. Principles and Methods of Plant Breeding 14. Development and Release of Varieties 15. Deterioration of Varieties 16. Maintenance Breeding 17. Seed Generation System 18. Seed Village 19. Seed Planning 20. Seed Policy 21. Seed Quality 22. Principles of Seed Production 23. Heterosis and Hybrid Vigour 24. Techniques of Hybrid Seed Production 25. Seed Production in Field Crops 26. Seed Production in Vegetables 27. Hybrid Seed Production 28. Nursery Management 29. Micropropagation Unit 3: Seed Processing: 30. Harvesting and Threshing 31. Seed Extraction 32. Seed Drying 33. Seed Processing 34. Seed Quality Enhancement Unit 4: Seed Quality Control: 35. Seed Act and Rules 36. Seed Certification 37. Field Inspection 38. Objectionable Weeds 39. Seed Certification Standards 40. Seed Sampling 41. Mixing and Dividing of Seed 42. Purity Analysis 43. Seed Moisture Determination 44. Germination Test 45. Quick Viability Test 46. Grow-Out Test 47. Seed Vigour 48. Variety Identification 49. International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Unit 5: Seed Storage: 50. Seed Storage 51. Seed Deterioration 52. Seed Treatment 53. Germplasm Conservation and Cryopreservation Unit 6: Seed Health: 54. Seed Pathology 55. Seed Health Testing 56. Seed Storage Insects 57. Seed Borne Nematodes Unit 7: Seed Industry and Marketing: 58. Seed Industry 59. Seed Marketing UNIT 8: PPV AND FR: 60. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act

 
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