Notes: Moisture Content Influences Dormancy of Stored Loblolly Pine Seed
Authors: McLemore, B. F.; Barnett, J. P.
Source: Forest Science, Volume 14, Number 2, 1 June 1968 , pp. 219-221(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:In Pinus taeda L. dormancy is greatest when seed is stored at 10 to 18 percent moisture. Seed is least dormant above this range but deteriorates more rapidly. Storage below 10 percent moisture is recommended to preserve viability and prevent deep dormancy.
Document Type: News
Affiliations: Southern Forest Expt. Station, Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., Alexandria, La.
Publication date: 1968-06-01
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