Seed Processing Unit
After harvest, the seeds need to be processed by various methods in order to keep their physical purity intact and also to increase the shell life. This should be done before seeds are kept in storage. There are various steps to be followed viz. cleaning (wet and dry), winnowing, sieving, drying, tests to ascertain the dryness of seeds. One of the crucial steps in Seed Processing is refining post-harvested seed to its purest form for replanting purposes and human/animal consumption. This involves taking the cleaned seed and coating them with a chemical, usually antimicrobial or fungicidal, to make them more robust for the field.
The advantage of seed processing units are:
Registration is mandatory for establishment of seed processing unit which is done by ASSCA.
Format of Application for registration of Seed Processing Unit (Manual/Mechanical) and Registration Certificate format can be downloaded from the website.
|Application form for Registration of Seed Processing Unit||336.3 KB|
|Seed Processing Unit Registration Certificate Format||350.49 KB|
|List of Seed Processing Units Registered under Assam State Seed Certification Agency||24.75 KB|