Seeds are fundamental to agriculture. They are the starting point for the production of most crops and delivery system for advanced genetics. Seeds constitute 70% of our food and recent additional uses of seeds as stored energy has increased both seed and commodity prices worldwide. Seed science is the study of the structure and development of seeds from the moment of fertilization of the egg cell on the maternal plant until formation of a new plant from the seed. Seed science is divided into two sections carpology,studies the seeds and fruits of wild plants, and the other section studies the seeds of cultivated plants.
Related Journals on Seed Science: Horticulture, Biofertilizers & Biopesticides, Research & Reviews: Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, Seed Science Research, Seed Science and Technology, Journal of Seed Science, Journal of New Seeds, Research Journal of Seed Science.