The Germination of Seeds

The Germination of Seeds

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The Germination of Seeds, Third Edition discusses topics concerning seed germination. The book is comprised of seven chapters that tackle subjects relating to the field of germination. Chapter 1 discusses the structure of seeds and seedlings, while Chapter 2 covers the chemical composition of seeds. Chapter 3 tackles the factors affecting germination, and Chapter 4 deals with dormancy, germination inhibition, and stimulation. Chapter 5 talks about the metabolism of germinating seeds, and Chapter 6 discusses the effect of germination inhibitors and stimulators on metabolism and their possible regulatory role. Chapter 7 covers the ecology of germination. The book will be of great interest to botanists, who are particularly concerned with plant physiology.The respiration of flax seeds germinated at different temperatures is shown in Fig. 5.29(a). It has also been shown that the effect of temperature depends on the presence or absence of the testa. For example, in peas whose testa had beenanbsp;...

Title:The Germination of Seeds
Author:A. M. Mayer, A. Poljakoff-Mayber
Publisher:Elsevier - 2014-04-23


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