EGS Production and Seed Quality Control on Chick Pea and Sunflower Training

ISSD Myanmar, Component (2) conducted three – day EGS production and seed quality control training with emphasis on chick pea and sunflower crops by detailed lecturers from Department of Agriculture, DOA and Department of Agricultural Research, DAR.

The training was held on 20th December, 2018 till to 22nd December, 2018 at Zaloke Research Farm, Monywa Township, Sagaing Region and a total of 27 participants including 4 staff from Seed Division, Sagaing, 6 participants from seed producing companies, 17 participants from seed producer groups in Sagaing and Mandalay Regions have improved skill in seed production and seed quality control.

The main objective of the training was to equip the seed producer farmers and seed producing companies’ staffs with seed production and seed quality control so that it can be able to produce and distribute quality EGS on their own. Then, the training exposed the participants to put greater effort in quality seed production and seed delivery system. The training also helped relationships among themselves and with the Seed Division staffs (DOA) and researchers (DAR) through the training and hopefully beyond the training.