Finger Millet ( Field Inspection )

Frequent field inspections are important to ensure that good quality seed is produced. These inspections should begin before planting and continue until seed is finally packed, sealed and labelled into the prescribed bags. The effectiveness of inspections can be ascertained only through the grow out tests.

Before planting of seed crop, the seed inspector should verify prescribed crop rotation and isolation from adjacent crops/fields. He should also verify whether the grower has been supplied with the seed of right variety and a correct class of seed (pre-basic or certified seed). Land preparation require

Depots

Chipata Depot
Stand No. 931 David Kaunda Rd
P.O. Box 510695, Chipata
Tel: +260 216 21500
Eastern province

Kapiri Mposhi Depot
Stand No. 911 Great North Rd
P.O. Box 810194, Kapiri Mposhi
Tel: +260 215 271166/74
Central Province

Kitwe Depot
Kitwe Show Grounds
P.O. Box 22196, Kitwe
Tel: +260212 226777
Coperbelt Province

Mazabuka Depot
Lubombo Rd
P.O. Box 670174, Mazabuka
Tel: +260 213 30275
Southern Province