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  1. Seeds are the primary basis for human sustenance. They are the repository of the genetic potential of crop species and their varieties resulting from the continuous improvement and selection over time. Crop improvement and the delivery of high quality seeds and planting materials of selected...
  2. 1978-01-01 To help you derive the greatest measure of success, here is a concise but encyclopedic volume of all the things you need to know about the seeds you grow--their geographicial origin, relationship with other plants, germination requirements such as light, moisture and temperature, together with...
  3. The entire range of seed marketing activities is addressed in this book. Methodologies for researching the market are reviewed and approaches to forecasting demand, both commercial demand at the level of the indidiual company and total national demand, are considered. Ways of best organizing a...
  4. 1998-09-01 Seeds of Choiceprovides an in-depth analysis of the regulatory frameworks that cover varietal testing, release and dissemination. The book analyses the varietal testing system used by the All India Co-ordinated Crop Improvement Projects. The study reveals that reforms are needed, if a greater...
  5. 2005-01-01 Agricultural situation; Maize; Germplasm; Hybridization; Varieties; Management; Seed production; Technology; Farmers; Poverty; Chiapas; Mexico; Oaxaca
  6. 1985-01-01 115 pages, illustrated Practical Manuals for Genebanks: no. 1
  7. 2005-01-01 92 pages, illustrated, photos
  8. 1985-03-01 This booklet looks at the Danish Government Institute of Seed Pathology for Developing Countries and the work that they do training plant pathologist and seed technologist, research, and the introduction of seed pathology coursed in developing countries. 15 pages, illustrated, photos
  9. 1990-01-01 This booklet contains chapters on the inside story, growing mediums, containers, sowing and spacing, germination, care of seedlings and transplanting. By the editors of Rodale's Organic Gardening 38 pages, illustrated
  10. 1992-01-01 In this paper, the authors look briefly at farmers of small holdings and their contribution to their national economics, tjey examine how farmers perceive seed and what factors govern their adoption of new seed and seed technologies, ranging from traditional farming patterns and economic...