The production and supply of organic seed is the need of the hour to facilitate the organic Agriculture, which ensures the production of the organic food products free from the toxic substances for better human health. But, also to conserve the soil and environmental health for well-beings of the human life including the flora and fauna.Keeping the importance of the organic agriculture, the book on "Organic seed" has been compiled which is first of its kind in India. This book consists of four major parts. Part I deals with the documentation of the indigenous varieties in cereals, pulses, oilseeds and vegetables. In Part II, an overview of organic agriculture, requirements and technologies for organic seed production with special reference to rice and cotton, seed quality treatments, certification, marketing and storage of organic seed are discussed. Part III includes the technologies for production, processing and storage of seed. Role of community seed bank, seed fairs and farmers participatory plant breeding are included in the Part IV.

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Author(s)Vanangamudi K
PublisherScientific Publishers
Edition1st Edition
Publish YearJanuary 2011