Importance of Seed Selection is explained.
Seed selection is very important task in growing crop.
Advantages of seed selection-
(i) Good quality of crop-
If seed is not good in quality it will not germinate properly. As a result we will not get good quality of crop.
(ii) Control diseases-
Healthy seeds controls diseases and pests too. If infected seeds are used for crop, the infection will transfer to next crop or may be in farm.
(iii) Good nutrition for crop-
Healthy seeds provide nutrition for crop which give stability to the plants.
(iv) Genetically pure crop-
Good and healthy seeds provide genetically pure crop and provide us crop which have quality of mother plant.
(v) Develop good root system-
Healthy seeds develop good root system which absorbs nutrition from soil and provide farmer good crop.