The ‘Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding (ATPBR) 

Professional training in 'Quality Seed Production & Legal Compliance' 

Organized at Aurangabad from 24th - 27th April


















The ‘Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding (ATPBR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization. ATPBR recently organized a professional training in 'Quality Seed Production & Legal Compliance' in Aurangabad from 24th - 27th April. 







This 4 day course is designed to enhance participants’ knowledge on seed production, quality control measures/ genetic integrity responsible to yield quality seeds for the market. Knowledge about ISTA & seed certification prepares you to meet unseen challenges and better understanding on export import of seed help you to setup your own business. 


Total eight participants, working in different seed companies, represent five different states (UP, Bihar, TamilNadu, Maharashtra, AP) participated in this professional training program.

This course enables participants to increase their efficiency to grow, manage and process crops for seed production of enhanced quality. Knowledge related to seed certification, licensing, agreement help to meet the legal compliance to setup a business in seed sector. 

About ATPBR:

The ‘Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding (ATPBR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization, works to strengthen plant breeding capacity in India. Our efforts are towards creating a conducive ecosystem by bringing all skillful & scattered organizations at one platform and build an intervention to develop joint course/research/co-incubation practices to promote entrepreneurs, researches and global leaders. The ATPBR works to:

  1. Create a platform to catalyze and promote public and private collaboration

  2. Sensitize people to known and valued the importance plant breeding

  3. Intend to meet the global demand of the seed industry and the society at large through capacity and capability development

  4. Nurture experts through latest technologies, experienced staff, and a unique global network

  5. Aspire to be recognized as a plant breeding research, training and education center