Students’ workshop conducted on “Seed Production and Technology, Hybrid Seed Production Technologies”

Department: Agriculture Year/Semester:  B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
Activity: Seed  Production and Technology, Hybrid Seed Production Technologies “Seed Production Technology of Crops”
Date and Duration: 18th March 2021, 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Title:  “Seed Production Technology of Crops”
Resource Person: Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur

Brief description/ Remarks:  Students’ workshop conducted on “Seed Production and Technology, Hybrid Seed Production Technologies” is a part of ELP.which is an essential activity of skill development of students and to motivate them for their own start up in agriculture. Dr. Sheshnath Mishra (Asstt. Prof.) initiated the discussion on quality seed production procedure according to genetic and agronomic principles, classes of quality seeds prevalent in India, characteristic of good quality seed, deterioration cause of quality seeds and prevention measures, different tests which are conducted during seed production, field and lab standards of seed production, importance of seed certification. He also demonstrated some seed germination samples from the laboratory. Students also participated in the activity. In the last of this workshop, Dr. R.A. Sharma also addressed the students and  highlighted need and importance of quality seed production and career opportunities in seed industry.  At the end of the workshop, one interactive and question-answer session was also held.

Outcome– Students and all the faculty members participated actively in the workshop and learned a lot about quality seed production procedure, seed certification including field and lab standards and tests which are conducted for check quality parameters of seed. Students showed interest to start seed production of crops in their own farms and to earn money from quality seed production.

No. of participants: 27 participants

Prepared by: Dr. Sheshnath Mishra (Asst. Prof.) and Miss Niharika Gupta (Asst. Prof.)

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. R.A.Sharma