Seed Unit Annual Report 1992
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Communication Team ICARDA. (1/1/1992). Seed Unit Annual Report 1992. Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
To strengthen seed programs in West Asia and North Africa a special project "Development of National Seed Production Capabilities in West Asia and North Africa" is funded by the Governments of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany. Within ICARDA this special project has the status of a support unit (Seed Unit). The objective of the Unit is to strengthen the national seed production organizations in West Asia and North Africa through (1) training regional seed production staff, (2) building up seed production infrastructure in the countries of the region, (3) making available limited quantities of high-quality seed of cereals, food legumes and medics for national programs, (4) dissemination of information, and (5) carrying out regional seed technology research. The present report describes the progress achieved during 1992. Chapter 2 describes the activities aiming at strengthening the infrastructure for seed production. Chapter 3 summarizes the research work carried out, while Chapter 4 discusses the activities that are carried out to develop trained manpower. Chapter 5 describes the seed multiplication activities, and Chapter 6 centers on services carried out by the Unit.
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