Quality Seed Grower: Quality Seed Grower is responsible for producing foundation and multiplication seeds according to pre-determined standards and systems while maintaining its genetic purity.
Brief Job Description: The individual at work cultivates breeder seeds to produce foundation seeds and foundation seeds to produce multiplication seeds of crops by undertaking recommended practices and methods.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have: good eyesight and observation ability, attention to details, ability to work independently as well as under expert’s supervison, quality orientation, health safety, willingness to wear protective gears and the stamina for long hours of work in different environmental conditions.
NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS (Nos.)
♦ COLLECT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR SEED PRODUCTION
♦ PREPARE FIELD AND SOW SEEDS
♦ GROW AND MANAGE SEED CROP
♦ HARVEST AND THRESH THE SEED CROP
♦ POST HARVEST MANAGEMENT OF SEEDS
♦ MAINTAIN HEALTH & SAFETY AT THE WORK PLACE