TITLE

TRATAMIENTOS PREGERMINATIVOS DE HIDRATACION - DESHIDRATACION PARA SEMILLAS DE PEPINO (CUCUMIS SATIVUS L.)

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Jorge A.; Calvo, Eric; Orta, Ramon; Mu�oz, Barbara
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1997, Issue 38, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The object of the present paper was to determinate the effects of hydration - dehydration treatments on fresh and storage cucumber seeds (Cucumis sativus L.) of two varieties (Hatuey-1 and Japon�s), harversted in Cuba. We tested seven solutions of different substances for partial hydration. For both varieties the priming treatment only with water and one cycle of hydration - dehydration proved to be the best to break the dormancy or to increase the rate of germination in fresh cucumber seeds, but not in storage seeds.
ACCESSION #
20395812

 

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