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Osmotic seed priming of Rudbeckia fulgida improves germination and expands germination range
Author(s): A. M. Fay, M. A. Bennett and S. M. Still
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Article Topic(s): Germination, Seed storage
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange coneflower),
AbstractSummarizes results of priming Rudbeckia fulgida seeds with potassium nitrate (KNO3). Osmotic priming (with KNO3) increased germination percentage while priming with polyethylene glycol decreased germination. Generally, germination was highest at 28.8 to 32.2C.
Suggested CitationA. M. Fay, M. A. Bennett and S. M. Still. "Osmotic seed priming of Rudbeckia fulgida improves germination and expands germination range." Hortscience 29.8 (1994): 868-870.
Article LinksISSN: 0018-5345