Utilization (seed security)

Topic:

Seed systems

Definition:

““Seed:
-is of acceptable seed quality (seed health, physiological quality)
-is of acceptable variety quality (is adapted and aligned with farmers’ preferences)
-plus produces food of higher quality per se (e. g. better inherent nutrition; or high income value)””

References

McGuire, S., Sperling, L. 2011. The links between food security and seed security: facts and fiction that guide response. Development in Practice, 21(4–5):493-508. https://doi.org/10.1080/09614524.2011.562485

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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