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Productivity and viability of farmers managed seed centres: a case study of districts Swat and Buner


, : Productivity and viability of farmers managed seed centres: a case study of districts Swat and Buner. Journal of Rural Development and Administration 24(2): 66-72

The article deals with the production and distribution of high quality seed of improved varieties of maize and wheat by two farmer-managed seed centres located at the villages of Katkala, Buner district and Kota, Swat district, Pakistan. The aim was to determine the per unit cost (Rs/kg) of the improved seed produced by the registered growers of the seed centres, and to identify the benefits of the improved seed produced by the seed centres.

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