Seed Multiplication and Rejuvenation of Different Crops for Genebank Conservation

Season
2021-2022

Objectives

  1. To grow fresh seeds of different crops whose germination drop down below the threshold level (85%)
  2. To conserve the fresh good quality seeds with high germinability in the genebank for research and distribution purposes

Experiment Details

Dates of Sowing: 26-10-2021 & 10-02-22 (Echinochloa)

Seed multiplication of 2,175 accessions belonging to 10 different crops:

  1. Asparagus 10
  2. Atriplex 35 
  3. Lathyrus 260 
  4. Melilotus 110 
  5. Echinochloa 100 
  6. Mung bean 100
  7. Quinoa 500
  8. Safflower 340
  9. Sorghum 335
  10. Triticale 385