Foundation seed

Topic:

Seed classes

Definition:

“Production and supply of seed of modern varieties and certified seed through an organized chain including specialized plant breeders, regulated seed producers, and specialized commercial outlets or government extension agencies.”

References

Sperling, Louise. 2008. When Disaster Strikes: A Guide to Assessing Seed System Security. CIAT Publication. Cali, Colombia: CIAT. http://ciat-library.ciat.cgiar.org/Articulos_CIAT/sssa_manual_ciat.pdf

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
Formal seed system
Four-square / four cell
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