Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Volume 25, Number 2 (1974) Low temperatures reduce storability of loblolly pine seeds at high moisture contents

Low temperatures reduce storability of loblolly pine seeds at high moisture contents

Loblolly pine seeds with high moisture contents (2.5-.30 percent) should not he stored at temperatures near 23°C or chore freezing, and careful handling is necessary even at intermediate temperatures of -15 and - 7°. It is generally preferable to dry the seeds to 8-10 percent moisture and store at temperatures below freezing.


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Author(s): James P. Barnett

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volumes 25, Number 2 (1974)

Volume: 25

Number: 2

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