Crop and Seed Production Unit is one of the oldest units in the Institute.
The Crop and Seed Production Unit comprises four sections:
The C&SPU office is located within the Institute in Ibadan with seven substations stretching from high rainforest agro-ecology to the savannah agro-ecologies of Nigeria. The substations are:
The C&SPU’s office has qualified staff ranging from executive officers to field and laboratory technologists and field officers. The unit also has many modern functional facilities ranging from field equipment to warehouse and processing shed stocked with combinations of machines and a standard seed store and genebank. A well-equipped seed testing laboratory is also attached to the unit for seed quality assurance activities.