Moisture content influences dormancy of stored loblolly pine seed

  • Authors: McLemore, B. F.; Barnett, J. P.
  • Publication Year: 1968
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
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In Pinus taeda L. dormancy is greatest when seed is stored at 10 to 18 percent moisture. Seed is least dormant above this range but de teriorates more rapidly. Storage below 10 percent moisture is recommended to preserve viability and prevent deep dormancy

  • Citation: McLemore, B. F.; Barnett, J. P. 1968. Moisture content influences dormancy of stored loblolly pine seed. Forest Science. 14(2):219-221.
  • Posted Date: March 25, 2022
  • Modified Date: March 25, 2022
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