Seed Production Technology

Seed production is the basis of agriculture. Come nurture yourself in this fundamental technology.

Your Learning Agenda

  • Seed: An overview and principles of seed production
  • Quality seed production of wheat
  • Quality seed production of rice
  • Quality seed production of maize
  • Quality seed production of brassica/soybean
  • Quality seed production of sorghum and minor millets
  • Quality seed production of forage crops
  • Maintenance of varietal purity
  • Seed testing and certification
  • Seed processing and storage
  • IPR and legal issues in seed trade
  • Entrepreneurship development

Course Approach

  • Brainstorming Video: A video will be released of every week which will help the learner get an overview of the course and will also unveil the strategies of how the learner can probe in-depth into the course.
  • Reading Materials: Will be available as text documents or as online links.
  • Supplementary Material: Each reading material will be supported by references, suggested readings and other video clippings related to the topic/sub-topics of the week.
  • Quiz-based Assessments: A Quiz will be released on every weekend based on the topic and sub-topic of that particular week.
  • Chat Box: This feature will enable the learner to post the query to the concerned expert directly.
  • Webinar: An open discussion forum between the learner and the experts including course instructor and other course related experts, will be scheduled at the end of every week.

Who can learn?

The course is designed for students, scholars, industry personnel’s, extension professionals, person from development agencies, progressive farmers, young and budding entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and other interested people who have interest in acquiring basic knowledge on sericulture and related practices.

Course Instructor(s)

Dr. Salil Tewari, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. J.P. Jaiswal, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Indra Deo, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. N.K. Singh, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. R.K. Panwar, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. S.K. Verma, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Kamendra, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. P.K. Pandey, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Birendra Prasad, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. M.K. Nautiyal, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. P.S. Shukla, Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Omvati Verma, Senior Research Office, Agronomy Dr. Mukesh Karnwal, Associate Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Usha Pant, Junior Research Officer, Genetics and Plant Breeding

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