Author:M. Jayanthi, S. Sumathi & B. Venudevan (Authors)

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Scientific Seed Production of Horticultural Crops

By: M. Jayanthi, S. Sumathi & B. Venudevan (Authors)

Price: $28.40

Publisher: New Delhi, New India Publishing Agency: 2019

Seller ID: 1203915

ISBN: 9789387973350

Condition: New


The book has been prepared keeping in view the course requirements of seed science and technology for undergraduate students at various institutions. The large volumes of materials are available for this subject. An attempt has been made to consolidate the scattered information and presented in a simple format. This publication describes the procedures involved in the production of quality seeds of 40 horticultural crops. The techniques involved in the certified and foundation stages of seed production from seed selection to storage including the quality standards and appropriate storage metho... View more info

Seed Production Of Horticulture Crops: Principles and Practices

By: M. Jayanthi, S. Sumathi & B. Venudevan (Authors)

Price: $28.20

Publisher: New Delhi, New India Publishing Agency: 2019

Seller ID: 1203916

ISBN: 9789387973329

Condition: New


The readers will get knowledge about seeds, science and technology involved in this subject. Seeds are fertilised mature ovules shaped through sexual reproduction in plants. It is the cheapest and key input in agriculture. It is estimated that good quality seeds of improved varieties can contribute about 20-25% increase in yield. Seed technology is an interdisciplinary science, involves such activities as variety development, evaluation and release seed development, seed processing, seed storage, seed testing, seed certification, seed quality control and seed marketing etc., through which the ... View more info