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  1. FAO Seed technology comprises the methods of improving the genetic and physical characteristics of seed. It involves such activities as variety development, evaluation, and release and seed production, processing, storage, and quality control. These are the main components of a healthy seed industry,...
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  2. M. B. McDonald, Lawrence O. Copeland
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  3. L.O. Copeland et al This book is written for the undergraduate student or lay person who desires an introduction to the principles of seed science and technology. The first eight chapters present the seed as a biological system in terms of its origin, development, and composition, as well as its function,...
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  4. F.T. Bonner et al This manual is intended primarily to train seed collectors, seed-plant managers, seed analysts, and nursery managers, but it can serve as a resource for any training course in forest regeneration. It includes both temperate and tropical tree species of all intended uses. The manual covers the...
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  5. F.T. Bonner et al The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the following topics: reproductive cycles, see origin, seed collection, seed maturity, collection and postharvest care, seed extracting, insect and disease problems, seedstorage, seedlot sampling, test, and rapid viability...
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  6. This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...
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  7. United states Dept. of Agriculture Amazon.com Description The Tropical Tree Seed Manual is a one-volume reference manual for students, technicians, and scientists that provides comprehensive, internationally compiled data about tropical trees. The emphasis is on species of the Americas; however, a number of tropical tree species...
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  8. A. Fenwick Kelly This book is essentially a practical work, giving the basic requirements for the production of seed for agricultural crops. It contains enough fundamental information, however, to enable the reader to understand the reasoning behind the management practices discussed. In the opening chapter, the...
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  9. Intl Institute of Rural Reconstruction Women are critical to the well-being of farm households. Aside from raising children, women are expected to prepare all meals, maintain the homestead, and assist in crop and animal production, all the while tending to the general health of their families. Perhaps, ironically, it is because women...
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  10. Brian A. Connolly Part of the NOFAguides. Includes information on: Strengths and limitations of hybrid varieties Before you grow the seed (selecting varieties, saving seed and improving crops, intellectual property rights) Growing seed (pollination biology, harvesting, cleaning, storage, germination testing)...
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