Variation in pre-harvest sprouting tolerance and fresh seed germination in mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) genotypes

@article{Lamichaney2017VariationIP,
  title={Variation in pre-harvest sprouting tolerance and fresh seed germination in mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) genotypes},
  author={Amrit Lamichaney and P. K. Katiyar and Vijaya Laxmi and Aditya Pratap},
  journal={Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={437 - 445}
}
Abstract Mungbean seeds, despite being protected inside the pod, are susceptible to pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) following rainfall due to lack of fresh seed dormancy (FSD), which deteriorates the quality of the seed/grain produced. Therefore, development of mungbean cultivars with short (10–15 days) period of FSD has become important to curtail losses incurred by PHS. In this study, we investigated variations in PHS, fresh seed germination (FSG) and activity of α-amylase enzyme in diverse… 
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