Capacity building and technology dissemination to enhance quality seed production through mega seed project SKUAST-Jammu (J&K)

Vishal Raina, Magdeshwar Sharma, Narinder Panotra, Amrish Vaid, Pardeep Wali, JP Sharma, Anjani Kumar Singh
2020 International Journal of Chemical Studies  
Production of high-quality seed is fundamental to modern agriculture. Seeds are the foundation of agriculture. Technology has modernized much of farming's day-to-day operations, but without a steady supply of high-quality seed, yields and crop quality would be greatly decreased. Seed quality plays an important role in the production of agronomic and horticultural crops. Characteristics such as trueness to variety, germination percentage, purity, vigor, and appearance are important to farmers
more » ... rtant to farmers planting crops. Seeds can serve as the delivery system not only for improved genetics but also for new planting and production methods and crop protection strategies that improve the overall efficiency of agriculture and reduce its environmental impact. To achieve the same a series of one day HRD Training programmes, Five day training programme on "Quality seed production of cereal crops", trainings under HRD component and Tribal sub plan at Rajouri (J&K) were conducted by Mega Seed Project-SKUAST-Jammu in the year 2018-19. The farmers and Officers of the alien departments were benefitted for improving the quality seed production.
doi:10.22271/chemi.2020.v8.i3t.9406 fatcat:dl3j3i3xxrdbxbqwlscegfxynm