1. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Dr. Abram J Bicksler is the Director of the ECHO Asia Impact Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand. For over 35 years, ECHO has been helping thousands of development workers and organizations around the world to gain better access to vital information and resources needed to improve food...
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    2010-06-01 Seeds naturally have a place in almost any endeavor having to do with agricultural development. Seeds of most food plants are small and, as such, are more easily transported and can be shipped longer distances than vegetative cuttings. For the farmer, seeds represent the promise of a continued...
  3. Abstract, Researchgate, 2015 Field and laboratory studies were conducted in split plot design of three replications to determine effects of four sowing rates (50, 75, 100, 125 kg ha-1) and three row spacing (10, 20, 30 cm) on seed multiplication ratio, seed yield, and seed quality of wheat at...
  4. Seed is the basic and most critical input for sustainable agriculture. The response of all other inputs depends on quality of seeds to a large extent. It is estimated that the direct contribution of quality seed alone to the total production is about 15 – 20% depending upon the crop and it can be...
  5. Abstract, Researchgate, 2017 Early generation seed production may constitute maintenance breeding of improved variety and regular multiplication and supply of smaller quantities of breeder, pre-basic and basic seed. The main purpose of EGS Early generation seed production is to maintain the...