DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2015.02.004
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Tirtha Bdr. Katwal, Doriji Wangchuk, Namgay Wangdi, Rinzin Chone, Lhap Dorji

Abstract: Abstract: Bhutanese maize farmers grow different open-pollinated traditional varieties and improved high yielding varieties recommended by the national maize program. All most every maize farmer uses the recycled seeds from their farms for planting in the next season. Farmers traditional or informal seed system was found to be poorly organized and unscientific that has resulted in the deterioration and contamination of seed quality. Bhutanese maize farmers living in remote areas are highly constrained by the …

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