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Factors affecting the germination and vigor of the seeds of guinea grass panicum maximum

Mejia, P.V.; Romero, M.C.; Lotero, C.J.

Revista del Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario 13(1): 69-76


Accession: 005440298

Storage time greately influenced the germination and guinea grass seedling vigor. Polyethylene bags did not provide adequate conditions for germination and seed development. Heavier seed had a greater germination percentages compared to seeds classified as light and mixed (heavy + light + impurities), indicating the importance of grain classification to obtain a better quality product.

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