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Methods of measuring seed quality

My talk today deals with methods of monitoring seed quality. By the time seed arrives at the seed laboratory for routine testing the quality of that seed lot is largely already determined. Today I would like to acquaint you with various laboratory tests available which can be used to monitor seed quality at any point in the process from cone collection through extraction, drying, processing and storage. Seed quality begins in the field. In the case of tree seeds the "field" is quite scenic.


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Author(s): Rodger Danielson

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1978

Event: Nurseryman's conference and seed processing workshop
1978 - Eureka, CA

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