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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 604-611
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.075


Quality Seed Production in Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
M. Padma*
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Station, Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 30, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

All kind of crops can be produced in India with low cost labour availability and environment suitability for quality, vigorous and bold seed production, for domestic and export market which will not only save foreign exchange instead earn it besides empowering rural poor with skill, generate employment and income. High quality seed production and export is the best choice. In future, the seed sector is expected to be active and dynamic with hybrid varieties developed indigenously for domestic markets and commercial farmer. Vegetable seed and diversified crops like Medicinal and Aromatic Crops will ever have huge scope to success and will play an important role in economy. Earlier people used to collect medicinal plants from the wild sources. After that people started cultivation of these plants. Presently there is a great demand for medicinal plants in the world market. Medicinal plant cultivation is going in a commercial way. Quality seed is needed to cultivate the medicinal plants in commercial way. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Station, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad is working on quality seed production of different medicinal plants like Senna, Aswagandha, Kalmegh, Velvet bean, Basil, Palmarosa, Isabgol.


Keywords: Senna, Aswagandha, Kalmegh, Velvet bean
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Padma, M. 2019. Quality Seed Production in Medicinal and Aromatic Crops.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 604-611. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.075