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Seed Quality: Basic Mechanisms and Agricultural Implications

Edited By: Amarjit S Basra

Food Products Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #56768 | ISBN: 1560228504
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About this book

Focuses on various aspects of seed quality and integrates research at basic and applied levels, supporting high-quality seed as the basis of higher agricultural productivity.


Contents

ContentsPreface Seed Viability Seed Vigor Methods of Viability and Vigor Testing: A Critical Appraisal Production Environment and Seed Quality Seed Quality and Microorganisms Storage of Orthodox Seeds Storage of Recalcitrant Seeds Mechanisms of Seed Deterioration Variety Identification: Modern Techniques and Applications Low Water Potential and Pre-Sowing Germinating Treatments to Improve Seed Quality Influence of Seed Quality on Crop Establishment, Growth, and Yield Index

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