Vegetable Seed Production

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CABI, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
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Successful seed supplies are vital in maintaining vegetable production and availability, and for ensuring food security for many subsistence farmers in developing countries. Providing a broad and expert coverage of the horticultural production of vegetables grown from seed, this fully updated new edition includes new coverage of the production of genetically modified crops, organic seed production, packaging, and honey bee population, as well as updated references and further reading. It is an essential text for horticulturists, researchers, seed scientists, vegetable producers, students, technicians and practitioners in vegetable seed production in both developed and developing countries.
  

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Contents

1 Organization
1
2 Principles of Seed Production
37
3 Agronomy
50
4 Harvesting and Processing
75
5 Storage
91
6 Seed Handling Quality Control and Distribution
104
7 Chenopodiaceae
116
8 Asteraceae formerly Compositae
129
12 Solanaceae
202
13 Apiaceae formerly Umbelliferae
226
14 Alliaceae
251
15 Gramineae
264
16 Amaranthaceae and Malvaceae
270
Appendix 1
279
Appendix 2
281
References
283

9 Cruciferae
140
10 Cucurbitaceae
162
11 Leguminosae
181

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About the author (2009)

Raymond A. T. George is a Seed Technology Consultant and Vegetable Research Consultant to FAO, Rome.

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