Registered seed

Topic:

Seed classes

Definition:

“1) “This is the progeny of the foundation seed grown by selected farmers, handled to maintain genetic purity and identity, and has undergone field and seed inspections to ensure conformity with standards.”

2) “”A class of certified (generic sense) seed which is produced from foundation seed and planted to produce certified (blue-tag) seed.”””

References

“1) International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Rice Knowledge Bank – seed certification. 2017. http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/training/fact-sheets/postharvest-management/rice-quality-fact-sheet-category/item/seed-certification-fact-sheet

2) Copeland, L.O., McDonald, M.B., 1999. Principles of Seed Science and Technology. Springer US, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1783-2″

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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