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Effect of storage of guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq.) on treatments to break seed dormancy

Previero, C.A.; Martins, L.; Fonseca, R.H.A.; Groth, D.

Revista Brasileira de Sementes 18(1): 143-148

1996


Accession: 002818029

Seeds of P. maximum Guine stored for 6, 8, 10, 12 or 14 months were exposed in the light to KNO3 alone or with scarification with H2SO4 for 5 min and/or prior chilling at 5 degrees C for 7 days. The highest germination percentage was given by KNO3 with or without H2SO4, while chilling reduced germination percentage.

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