Compendium of Seed Technology

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Compendium of Seed Technology
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Mukesh Kumar
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Binding:  Hardcover
Imprint:  Write and Print Publications
Year:  2019
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ISBN: 9789387214859
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Price: Rs. 1400.00

About The Books

The present book is an attempt to understand the prospect of Seed Industry in India, approaches in Seed Quality Control and Policy issues in seed sector in a very comprehensive way. It deals with principle, concept and practises which encompass various areas of studies in seed production and quality control. This book also discussed about various seed legislation such as Seed Act, 1966, Seed Control Order 1983, PPV & FR Act 2001, etc regulating quality of planting materials, its marketing and pricing policy in a very lucrative way. The vital information gather under the following key chapters; such as History of Seed Industry in India, its future Prospect and Challenges, International, Seed Quality Control and International Seed Certification Scheme, Regulation for Varietal identification, Release and Notification in India, Seed Deterioration and its Defence Mechanism etc. The information provided shall be of practical use for many including Seed Production Specialist, Seed Certification Officer, Field Inspector, Policy makers, Teachers and Students.

About The Author

Mukesh Kumar, M.Sc., is an Assistant Professor-cum- Junior Scientist, Department of Seed Science and Technology (DSST), Bihar Agricultural University (BAU), Sabour (Bhagalpur), India. He had obtained his B.Sc (Agri.) in 2006 from JNKVV, Jabalpur (MP) and later on qualified JRF examination conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) with AIR 13th rank in Plant Science, and admitted in Master degree programme at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi in discipline of Seed Science and Technology. He has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in discipline of Crop Improvement as well as in Seed Science and Technology, conducted by ICAR-ASRB; also qualify the CSIR NET in discipline of Life Science. Kumar is also an INSPIRE fellow awarded by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. kumar has also qualified various competitive examinations conducted at national level such as Assistant Seed Officer in National Seed Corporation, Agricultural Officers/IBPS exam., Preliminary examination of Civil Service conducted by UPSC and Mains (Upper Level) examination in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission. Currently, he is involved in teaching of under-graduate and post-graduate students along with research and extension activities. Kumar has more than 12 research publications in reputed journals.

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