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Difference between Seed and Grain

The difference between seed and grain is given as below:

Sr.No

Seed

Grain

1

Any plant part used for propagation is seed. It includes seeds category , rhizome , grafts etc.

It is final produce of grain crops used for consumption.

2

Can be treated with fungicide, pesticide.

Not treated with fungicide and Pesticide.

3

Embryo is important.

Endosperm is important.

4

Viability is important.

Viability never considers.

5

Genetic purity must.

Genetic purity not necessary

5

Genetic purity must.

Genetic purity not necessary

6

Comes under preview of seed acts.

Comes under preview of food acts.

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