Adenosine triphosphate content and seed vigor.

  title={Adenosine triphosphate content and seed vigor.},
  author={Te May Ching},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  volume={51 2},
ATP content in imbibed seeds is significantly correlated with seedling size in fatty, starchy and proteinaceous seeds, and it indicates viability in seed lots. ATP content thus appears to be a useful biochemical index of seed vigor.