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Establishing Community-Based Seed Systems: A Training Manual

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Authors: Digna O. Manzanilla, Joel D. Janiya, and David E. Johnson

Copyright: International Rice Research Institute 2013

CURE has developed this manual on the concept of CBSS. This publication is replete with information on the role of seed banks in rice production systems, their context, methodology, and requirements, and on delivering appropriate seed technologies and management practices to ensure seed and food security, and enhance agricultural biodiversity. 

Also included are seed health management techniques, crop management practices, and various technologies in seed-to-seed production systems. Further, socioeconomic/cultural dimensions are captured in the cases presented in the