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Overcoming legume hardseededness

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Argel, P.J. and Paton, C.J. (1999) Overcoming legume hardseededness. In: Forage seed production. Volume 2: Tropical and subtropical species. CABI Publishing. ISBN 978-0-85199-191-7

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The nature and breakdown of hardseededness in tropical forage legumes, and its implications for establishment, are discussed. Methods for breaking down hardseededness considered include alternating and high constant temperatures, hot water treatment, and chemical and mechanical scarification.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Plant culture > Seeds. Seed technology
Plant culture > Field crops > Forage crops. Feed crops
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