Delayed Germination or Seed Dormancy in Vicland Oats 1

  title={Delayed Germination or Seed Dormancy in Vicland Oats 1},
  author={Alvin Schwendiman and H. L. Shands},
  journal={Agronomy Journal},
  • Alvin Schwendiman, H. L. Shands
  • Published 1943
  • Biology
  • Agronomy Journal
  • N the fall of 1940 several instances of delayed germination were I noted in freshly harvested samples of Vicland oats, a new variety recently described by Stanton (IO) .3 Certain samples when tested at room temperature germinated only 65% in two weeks. However, germination was increased to 95% or better when the seed was prechilled. As this variety was about to be released for commercial prod ~ c t i o n , ~ it seemed important to determine the extent' and nature of the delayed germination. The… CONTINUE READING
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