Plant Breeding: Related Legislations at a Glance

by Singh, Phundan

ISBN: 9789354618000
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2024
Price : Rs. 5895.00
Biblio : xii+168p., tabls., figs., col., ind 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Phundan Singh hails from a reputed agricultural family of Western Uttar Pradesh [Village - Sakauti, Tehsil - Mawana, District- Meerut]. He graduated in Agriculture from Agra University, Agra and obtained his Master and Doctorate degrees from Kanpur University, Kanpur. He has throughout a brilliant academic record. His area of specialization is Plant Breeding and Genetics. Dr. P. Singh has over 40 year experience in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetics. He has served the Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur for about 32 years in various capacities such as Scientist, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Head of Division and Director. He has 300 publications to his credit. He has participated and presented 80 research papers in various National and International Seminars, Symposia and Conferences. He has authored more than 88 books related to Plant Breeding and Genetics. He has also authored 18 technical bulletins on various aspects of cotton and contributed 14 chapters in various books. Dr. P. Singh is a member of several scientific societies, referee of different journals, expert member of selection committees and M.Sc. and Ph.D. examiner in different Agricultural Universities. The Institute was recognized as the referral Laboratory for detection of Bt. gene and received the best annual report award in 2003 when he was the Director. He was conferred with Lifetime achievement Award in 2018 by Cotton Research and Development Association, Hisar. He has visited several countries such as Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Crimea, Uzbekistan, Canada, USA, England, Austria and Germany.

About The Book

Present book has been designed to provide comprehensive information about all plant breeding related legislations in one compact volume. Hope this volume would be useful to the students, teachers and researchers engaged in the field of Plant Breeding, Seed Technology and Genetics.

Table of Contents

Preface vii Section I: Seed Related Legislations 1. Introductory Chapter 3 2. Indian Seed Act 1966 7 3. The Seed Rules, 1968 11 4. Seed Amendment Rules 23 5. Seeds (Control) Order, 1983 27 6. New Seed Policy, 1988 31 7. Seed Order, 1989 43 8. National Seeds Policy, 2002 49 9. Indian Seeds Act 2004 61 Section II: Varieties Related Legislations 10. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act 2001 71 11. Plant Breeders’ Rights 77 12. Farmers’ Rights 83 Section III: Biodiversity Legislations 13. Indian Biodiversity Legislation 95 x Section IV: Biosafety Legislations 14. Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety 109 15. Biosafety Regulations 115 Section V: Miscellaneous Topics 16. Plant Quarantine Order, 2003 123 Appendices 135 Glossary 149 Key References 159 Books by Dr. Phundan Singh 165