Community Seed system: Production and supply of sweet sorghum seeds

Ravinder Reddy, Ch and Ashok Kumar, A and Reddy, B V S (2013) Community Seed system: Production and supply of sweet sorghum seeds. In: Developing a Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Value Chain. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India, pp. 28-34. ISBN 978-92-9066-555-7

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Abstract

Under the NAIP project activities, it was aimed to develop a community seed system (community seed program) for multiplication of farmer selected sweet sorghum cultivars seeds to enhance their availability and benefit the project farmers. As there are not many seed companies producing seed of sweet sorghum, a community seed program was developed to address sustainability issue of regular seed supply to farmer selected varieties after completion of the project. Hence, a community-based seed system model was developed and implemented in the project area.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: RP-Dryland Cereals
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community Seed system, Sweet sorghum seeds
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2014 11:43
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 06:24
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/7371
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