TitleSeed storage in the nursery (Prunus, Alnus and Pinus spp.)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1987
AuthorsNapier, IA, Robbins, AMJ
JournalBanko Janakari
KeywordsAlnus nepalensis, Pinus roxburghii, Pinus wallichiana, Prunus cerasoides, seed storage, seeds

<p>Sun-dried seeds (5-10% m.c.) of Prunus cerasoides, Alnus nepalensis, Pinus roxburghii and P. wallichiana, collected in 1985, were kept (a) in sealed glass jars at 4-5&deg;C, (b) in thick polythene bags (kept dry) or (c) cloth bags, both in ventilated metal trunks (to prevent rodent damage) at the Chalnakhel nursery, Nepal. Samples were taken every 3 months for 15 months and germination and m.c. recorded. For all species, the best results were given by (a) followed by (b).</p>



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