Hybrid Rice Seed Production Training

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This course will enable participants to be trained in hybrid rice seed production (HRSP) from the global experts, Participants will also be able to learn the latest hybrid rice technologies with a view to promote these technologies and produce Green Super Rice (GSR) hybrids, thus contributing boosting rice production and improving food security in their respective countries.

Objectives

The Hybrid Rice Seed Production Training Course is a training of trainers program which aims to build the capacities of partners in the public and private sector on hybrid rice seed production

  • Understand the latest advances in hybrid rice technology
  • Be equipped with the latest skills and technologies on hybrid rice seed production
  • Discuss the importance of the application of HRSP in boosting national rice production

Key Modules

  • Introduction to hybrid rice technology
  • Rice plant biology-floral parts and its importance
  • Growth and development of the rice plant
  • Nursery management
  • Fertilizer application and irrigation scheduling
  • Seed processing
  • Seed certification and standards

Target Audience

  • Breeders
  • Seed growers
  • Agronomists
  • Scientists
  • NARES/NGOs/CBOs
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)

Duration: 3 days

Prerequisites:

None. However, participants should have prior knowledge in agriculture.

Venue:

Hyderabad, India