A wholesome and uniform Materia Media has been a fond dream, but an elusive goal, for men of Ayurveda since long, largely due to the widespread disagreement over the choice of herbal sources of various drugs and also due to the persistent indifference of practitioners towards the problem. Even those people who are highly concerned about the rot have been groping in the dark as to the ways and means of getting out of the present quagmire.
Human Resource Development has emerged as a new field in the last decade. In the industrial sector a good deal of knowledge has been generated on HRD methodologies, processes and outcomes. However, the HRD function has a long way to go to have a visible and acknowledgeable impact in most organisations. It is yet to make its beginnings in the non-profit and service sectors where it is most needed.
Contents: Part One: Introductory Topics/ Part Two: General Principles of Seed Production / Part Three: Foundation and Certified Seed Production / Part Four: Seed Processing, Storage and Marketing / Part Five: Seed Testing / Part Six: Seed Certification and Seed Legislation