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Hybrid Seed Production

The first generation progeny of cross between two genetically diversified parents is called hybrid (seed) and the whole procedure of seed production is called hybrid seed production.   Diagram 1: Represent how the hybrid seed produced by crossing between A x B. Agronomic Approaches for Hybrid Seed Production: Different strategies …

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How multinational seeds companies exploite farmers?

GENETIC USE RESTRICTION TECHNOLOGIES: A TOOL TO FORCE FARMERS TO DEPEND ON MULTINATIONAL SEED COMPANIES. Mubashir Abbas*, Syed Ikram Ali Shah, Manzoor ul Hassan. Center of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author: mubashirabbas3164@gmail.com   Biotechnology has helped mankind in a number of ways by overcoming …

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Plant regeneration Techniques

Seed culture: In tissue culture we can increase the efficiency of germination of seeds that are very difficult to germinate in vivo. Different plant growth regulators are used for premature germination of seeds in tissue culture. In tissue culture we can provide the environment to seeds that are optimum for …

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