Training Course on ‘Quality Improvement: Seed Quality and Preparation’ in Pakistan
Date: 28-30 August 2013
Venue: Multan - Pakistan

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) organised a training course on “Quality Improvement: Seed Quality and Preparation” at the Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan, Pakistan, under OIC Cotton Training Programme (OIC-CTP) on 28-30 August 2013. The Course was provided by Dr. Feride Oncan Sümer, Researcher at Cotton Research Station, Department of Fiber and Seed Technology, Nazilli, Turkey with the participation of researchers and trainers of the Central Cotton Research Institute of Pakistan. Within the context of the training programme, Pakistani researchers also received in-the-field practical training.

The training course on “Quality Improvement: Seed Quality and Preparation” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Introduction of Nazilli Cotton Research Station and SESRIC
  • Introduction to Cotton Seed
  • Cotton Seed Preparing
  • Cotton Seed Quality Characters
  • Free fatty acid in Cotton Seed
  • Cotton Lint Quality
  • Visit to (Multan) Cotton Fields
  • Lint Quality of Some Turkish Cotton Cultivars
  • Conducted Projects