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Experimental Seed Science and Technology

By: R Umarani, R Jerlin and N Natarajan

252 pages, Figs, tabs

Agrobios

Hardback | Dec 2008 | #185820 | ISBN-13: 9788177542653
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Contents

Preface. 1. Seed structure and identification. 2. Seed dormancy. 3. Seed hardening. 4. Seed priming. 5. Seed pelleting. 6. Upgradation of rice seed quality. 7. Emasculation and dusting. 8. Delinting of cotton seed. 9. Supplementary pollination. 10. Seed extraction techniques. 11. Cultivar identification. 12. Seed processing. 13. Mechanical injury. 14. Blending of seed lots. 15. Physical and genetic contaminants. 16. Field inspection. 17. Grow out test. 18. Seed certification agency. 19. Seed sampling. 20. Purity analysis. 21. ODV test. 22. Seed moisture estimation. 23. Seed germination test. 24. Quick viability test. 25. Seed health test. 26. Seed vigour test. 27. Seed testing laboratory. Reference.

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