Accelerated Seed Multiplication for Deployment of Rust-resistant Wheat Varieties

Published Date
November 01, 2016
Type
Book Chapter
Accelerated Seed Multiplication for Deployment of Rust-resistant Wheat Varieties
Authors:
Abebe Atilaw
Berhanu Bekele, Zewdie Bishaw, Firdisa Eticha, Zerihun Tadesse

The chapter presents the approaches, achievements and lessons learned in accelerated seed multiplication of early generation seed (breeder, pre-basic and basic) and large-scale certified seed production by NARS and public and private sector including farmer seed producer groups during 2010/11-14/15 crop seasons as part of ICARDA-EIAR project.

Citation:
Abebe Atilaw, Berhanu Bekele, Zewdie Bishaw, Firdisa Eticha, Zerihun Tadesse. (1/11/2016). Accelerated Seed Multiplication for Deployment of Rust-resistant Wheat Varieties, in "Containing the Menace of Wheat Rusts: Institutional Interventions and Impacts". Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).
Keywords:
seed
breeding
production
institutions
food security
rural communities