Early generation seed (EGS)

Topic:

Seed classes, Seeds

Definition:

“EGS — which encompasses breeder seed, pre-basic and basic seed — is the critical connection between breeding activities and the eventual production and distribution of varieties to farmers.”

References

Cramer, L. (2019). Access to Early Generation Seed: Obstacles
for Delivery of Climate-Smart Varieties. In: Rosenstock, T.S., Nowak, A., Girvetz, E. (Eds.), 2019. The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: Investigating the Business of a Productive, Resilient and Low Emission Future. Springer International Publishing, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92798-5

 

 

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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