The effect of initial size on the germination of pelleted broccoli seeds

@inproceedings{Costa2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of initial size on the germination of pelleted broccoli seeds},
  author={Mar{\'i}lia Amaral Costa and O. P. Taranto},
  year={2005}
}
An experimental study of broccoli (Brassica oleraceae, var. Italica) seed pelleting was conducted in a 143 mm diameter conventional spouted bed granulator. The influence of initial seed size and seed condition (naked and pelleted seed) on germination is discussed. The experiments followed a mixed design of two and three factors, and the results were analyzed using response surface methodology. The pelleting process was carried out with broccoli seeds sorted by size using sieves with openings of… CONTINUE READING

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