Radiosensitivity of Jack Pine Seed to Cobalt-60
Following exposure of Pinus banksiana Lamb. seeds to varying doses of Co60, germination counts, seedling measurements and morphological effects were recorded. Percentage and rate of germination of the seed was reduced following irradiation with Co60, particularly with dosages exceeding 9,000 r/hr. At the higher dosages, morphological effects included: inhibited growth, thickening of the hypocotyl, and a swelling of the seed contents.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Detroit, Detroit, Mich.
Publication date: 1964-09-01
More about this publication?
- Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.
2016 Impact Factor: 1.782 (Rank 17/64 in forestry)
Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017
Also published by SAF:
Journal of Forestry
Other SAF Publications
- Submit a Paper
- Membership Information
- Author Guidelines
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites