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Course Title[Course Code]:Seed physiology[AGRO 617]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Agronomy
Program: Crop Production
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Doctoral-First Semester or Second Semester)
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing The student will be able to: • Describe the physiological and morphological processes of seed development as modified by theenvironment from anthesis to maturity. • Apply introductory principles of biochemistry and physiology to the processes controlling seedviability. • List those seed harvesting and conditioning factors that contribute to seed deterioration and vigor. • Diagram the handling of seeds from the producer to the consumer including testing, and regulatory • Identify and use seed conditioning equipment.