Maintenance of vigor viability and yield potential of stored wheat triticum aestivum cultivar sonalika seed

Ray, S.K.

Seed Research 10(2): 139-142


ISSN/ISBN: 0379-5594
Accession: 005845203

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Midstorage dipping-drying (5 min dipping followed by drying) treatment with a dilute disodium phosphate solution (10-4 M) and progressive hydration (adding 150 ml of solution for each kilogram of seed in 3 equal installments of 50 ml each at intervals of 1 h) followed by dehydration of stored wheat seeds greatly reduced subsequent physiological deterioration. The treatments showed better field performance and ultimately gave significantly higher yield.