Desiccation and storage behavior of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) seeds

@article{Konstantinidou2007DesiccationAS,
  title={Desiccation and storage behavior of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) seeds},
  author={Elissavet Konstantinidou and Ioannis A. Takos and Theodora Merou},
  journal={European Journal of Forest Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={127},
  pages={125-131}
}
The effect of seed moisture content (m.c.) and seed storage conditions of bay laurel (Laurus nobilis L.) was investigated in relation to seed viability. In the first experiment, the effect of drying rate on seed moisture and seed germination was investigated. Fresh seeds, with their original moisture content displayed a germination percentage of 55.1%. When the seed moisture content was reduced by 2.0% in an oven, the germination percentage rose to 81.0%. When the seed moisture content was… 
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