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Seed drying methods- forced air drying

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1. Seeds can be dried in a batch-type dryer by forced air heated to 40- 450C

2. Do not dry the seeds abruptly to 13% moisture content if the beginning seed moisture is higher than 20%.

3. The seed layer in a batch-type dryer should not be more than 45 cm deep.

File Courtesy: 
Agro Techniques for Hybrid Rice Cultivation and Seed Production - 2005, DRR Training Manual
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