Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Volume 28, Number 1 (1977) Subfreezing Conditions After Seeding Can Reduce Southern Pine Seed Germination

Subfreezing Conditions After Seeding Can Reduce Southern Pine Seed Germination

Generally, freezing in ice greatly reduced seed viability. Of seeds frozen in ice, a higher percentage of partially imbibed seeds germinated than fully imbibed seeds. Imbibed seeds held out of water at 0° F were not harmed as much as those frozen in ice.


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Author(s): James P. Barnett, Oscar Hall

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 28, Number 1 (1977)

Section: General

Volume: 28

Number: 1

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