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Seed Technology Unit

The Seed Technology Unit performs Three Main Functions

  • RESEARCH on Establishing and Improving Seed Quality and Seed Storage Techniques for crops of economic importance. Currently research is being conducted the Development of an Acceptable Protocol for Testing the germination of Shado beni (Erygium foetidum) seeds
  • SEED QUALITY TESTING using germination, moisture content, Physical Seed Purity and 1,000 seed weights following the standards set by the International Seed Testing Association
  • PUBLIC AWARENESS on Seeds, Seed Quality Testing, Seed Research is carried out throughexhibitions fairs, seminars, conferences and educational tours