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Chapter 3: Storage

In discussing tree seed storage, we need to consider four principal factors: seed survival (i.e. viability, the ability of a seed to remain alive so that, when required, it will germinate and produce a seedling capable of autotrophic growth); storage environment; storage duration; and the species (actually five factors if variation among seed lots within a species is also considered).

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Author(s): Tran D. Hong, Richard H. Ellis

Publication: Tropical Tree Seed Manual

Section: Chapter 3