Section 4
Chapter 3,411

Dormancy breaking and germination of Acacia salicina Lindl. seeds

Rehman, S.; Loescher, R.N.J.; Harris, P.J.C.

Seed Science and Technology 27(2): 553-557


ISSN/ISBN: 0251-0952
Accession: 003410468

Acacia salicina seeds exhibit hard seed coat dormancy. Hot water soaking was investigated as a method for breaking dormancy. Seeds were also scarified mechanically by chipping the seed coat and chemically by immersion in 98% sulfuric acid.

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