With reference to agriculture, consider the following statements about Seed Replacement Rate or Seed Replacement Ratio (SRR):
1. SRR refers to the ratio of Quality seeds and Farm saved seeds sown in a particular area
2. Increased Seed Replacement Rate denotes increased crop yields
Which of the above is / are correct statements?
First statement is incorrect. Seed Replacement Ratio or Rate is defined as the production of actual quality seed distributed to actual seed requirement to be sown in a particular area. Second statement is correct.
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