Using X-Rays to evaluate fissures in rice seeds dried artificially1


The objective of the present study was to evaluate the efficiency of X-Rays in identifying fissures in artificially dried rice seeds and the relationship between damage and seed performance in the germination test. Irrigated rice seeds of the IRGA 417 and IRGA 420 cultivars were harvested with 23.3 and 24.5% water content respectively and submitted to… (More)


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