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Sweet orange germination and growth aided by water and gibberellin seed soak

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R. M. Burns
C. W. Coggins, University of California

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California Agriculture 23(12):18-19.

Published December 01, 1969

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Abstract

The soaking of sweet orange seeds in water or various concentrations of gibberellic acid for 24 hours prior to planting increased their rate of germination under cool conditions. Larger and more uniform seedlings also followed some of the gibberellic acid seed soak treatments in these tests.

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W. H. Brokaw, avocado and citrus nurseryman, Ventura, furnished the seed and grew the seedlings. The gibberellic acid was furnished by the Amdal Company, Agricultural Division of Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois.

Sweet orange germination and growth aided by water and gibberellin seed soak

R. M. Burns, C. W. Coggins
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Sweet orange germination and growth aided by water and gibberellin seed soak

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Authors

R. M. Burns
C. W. Coggins, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 23(12):18-19.

Published December 01, 1969

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The soaking of sweet orange seeds in water or various concentrations of gibberellic acid for 24 hours prior to planting increased their rate of germination under cool conditions. Larger and more uniform seedlings also followed some of the gibberellic acid seed soak treatments in these tests.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

W. H. Brokaw, avocado and citrus nurseryman, Ventura, furnished the seed and grew the seedlings. The gibberellic acid was furnished by the Amdal Company, Agricultural Division of Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois.


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