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Euphytica

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 362–366 | Cite as

An improved technique for the germination of strawberry seeds

  • D. Wilson
  • Anne Goodall
  • Jane Reeves
Article

Summary

High levels of germination have been achieved by sowing strawberry seeds on the surface of a peatbased compost and then placing the boxes in a mist-propagation unit. With this technique time-consuming pre-chilling treatments can be avoided without loss of germination. The few cultivars that do not respond adequately to these conditions can be further stimulated by pre-soaking the seed in 5000 ppm CEPA (‘Ethrel’) for 24 hours.

Keywords

Plant Physiology Improve Technique Ethrel CEPA Strawberry Seed 
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© H. Veenman en Zonen N.V 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Wilson
    • 1
  • Anne Goodall
    • 1
  • Jane Reeves
    • 1
  1. 1.Long Ashton Research StationUniversity of BristolEngland

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