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Successful Seed Programs

A Planning And Management Guide, 1st Edition

By Johnson E. Douglas

CRC Press

330 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429307911
pub: 2019-07-11
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This book provides the administrator with a basic reference for assessing the stage of development of the seed program, identifying needs, developing plans, and taking actions necessary to build a successful seed program to help managers and leaders to plan and implement successful activities.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Overview: Successful Seed Programs in Brief -- Seed Supplies Today and Tomorrow -- The Genesis: Crop Breeding Research -- The Seed Program Starts: Initial Seed Multiplications -- Building the Seed Supply -- Seed Quality Control -- Getting Seed of Improved Varieties Used -- Personnel Development and Staffing -- Resources -- Appendixes -- : Three Case Histories -- : Contract Information and Sample Forms -- : Model Seed Legislation -- : International Seed Organizations -- : The Break-Even Chart -- : Training in Seed Technology in Developed Countries -- : Useful Addresses

About the Author

Johnson E. Douglas

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General