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Germination of Astragalus hamosus and Medicago orbicularis as affected by seed coat dormancy breaking techniques.
After the rinse, half of the seeds of each seed coat color type were scarified with a razor blade by nicking the seed coat on the side opposite the hilum.
Effects of temperatures during reproductive periods on color tune of hilum and seed coat in near isogenic lines for pubescence color in soybean.
The foregoing results also prove that most seeds in our germination tests need an optimal temperature of 25/35[degrees]C (Munoz 1998) for radicle emergence and this temperature does not cause seed coat break up as demonstrated by the low germination percentage in intact seeds.
stabilizes insulin and blood sugar levels, since its seed coat contains chromium, a component of the Glucose Tolerance Factor responsible for modulation of insulin activity
There was an unexplained decrease in seed coat abundance at the top few centimeters of SLP; this decrease may simply reflect our taking of core samples from bare patches where eelgrass was not growing.
Although complete germination was induced at pH 3, this solution was lethal to the seedlings soon after emergence from the seed coat.
Type 3 seed coat is chracterized by a very thick testa.
Purification, characterization and physiological role of sucrose synthase in the pea seed coat (Pisum sativum L.
Therefore, given the importance and potential of Calophyllum brasiliense (Clusiaceae) and the lack of information, standardization, and analysis methods for the vast majority of forest species, especially for the species in question, this study evaluated the effect of Calophyllum brasiliense seed coat on the seed germination process, in order to achieve a greater percentage of germinated seeds in a faster and uniform process.
The seed coat doesn't break down just because soil temperatures warm up; there also needs to be enough moisture.
Diffusion of water and gases into seeds is controlled by anatomical and chemical characteristics of the seed coat (Werker et al.