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Seed ageing, survival, and the improved seed viability equation; forty years on

Ellis, R. H. (2022) Seed ageing, survival, and the improved seed viability equation; forty years on. Seed Science and Technology. ISSN 0251-0952

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To link to this item DOI: 10.15258/sst.2022.50.1.s.01

Abstract/Summary

Seed Science and Technology published ‘The quantification of ageing and survival in orthodox seeds’ four decades ago. That paper explained the improved seed viability equation, which quantifies seed longevity in response to storage environment, and the implications for seed ageing and seed quality, including likely seedling emergence. Developments in seed science, and anhydrous biology more widely, associated with that well-cited paper are summarised here.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Department of Crop Science
ID Code:104343
Uncontrolled Keywords:ageing, longevity, moisture content, seed, survival, temperature, viability
Publisher:International Seed Testing Association Ista

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