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Seed Production Manager- Cotton

Employer: C Drive HR Sevices Pvt Ltd
Posted: June 13, 2014
Expires: July 31, 2014
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Our Client, a leading Crop Science Company, is seeking candidates for the role of Seed Production Manager- Cotton for their Hyderabad location.


To estimate the requirements of hybrid seed production before the start of the season and gather seed resources for the purpose from the Line/TI Breeders To identify good locations with the support of supply chain for hybrid seed production before the start of the season. To distribute the seed material in the season, provide details on seed production instructions to the grower To ensure optimum plant stand in the seed production plots for both the parents and inform breeders immediately if any issue with emergence is observed in the plots. To carry out 4 inspections during the seed production season and maintain proper documentation of the inspection reports. To prepare passport data of major phenotypic traits differentiating the parents and observe for stability of the parents for major phenotypic traits. To comply with Bayer Stewardship, child labor, and other regulations while managing the seed production programs. To properly pack, label and hand over the produce at the end of the harvest to supply chain for further processing. To assist QC department with grow out test of the hybrids

Requirements: M.Sc. (Agri) with specialization in Plant Breeding & Genetics/Seed technology with 5 years or more experience in breeding seed production in cotton or Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant breeding with 2 years experience in cotton breeding. Knowledge on male sterility system desirable.

Good knowledge of computer applications, experimental designs, data recording & data analysis.

Good communication skills.

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