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SEED GERMINATION THEORY AND PRACTICE; by Professor Norman C. Deno

SEED GERMINATION THEORY AND PRACTICE; by Professor Norman C. Deno

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SEED GERMINATION
993
THEORY
AND PRACTICE
SECOND EDITION
Norman C. Deno, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Published June 1, 1993(Second Printing November 1, 1993)Based on Experiments on 145 Families, 805 Genera, and about 2500 SpeciesEvery species has some mechanism for delaying germination untilafter the seed has been dispersed. The Science of Seed Germination isthe discovery and description of such mechanisms and the developmentof procedures for removing them so that the seeds can germinate.
To Plant a Seed Is a Noble DeedPropagation Is Conservation
 
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SEED GERMINATION,
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Norman C. Deno, Prof. Emeritus of Chemistry,(Pennsylvania State University)
Address all inquiries and orders to Norman C. Deno,
139 Lenor Drive, State College PA 16801, USA
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Table of Contents by Chapters
1
A) Introduction and (B) Principles
2
ermination, Definition and Description
3
esign of the Experiments
4
ates of Germination.
5
nhibitor Destruction by Dry Storage
6
nhibitor Destruction by Moist Conditions
7 Two or More Inhibiting Systems
8
eeds Embedded in Fruits
9
hysical Mechanisms for Inhibiting Germination
10 Outdoor Exposure and Oscillating Temperatures-
11 Photoeffects
12 Exogenous Chemical Effects and the Stimulation of
Germination by Gibberelins
13 Dry Storage and Longevity of Seeds14 Growing Plants from Seeds
15 Collection of Seeds16 Plant Nomenclature
17 Endangered Species and Conservation
18 Lists of Genera Studied Arranged by Their Plant Families
19 Rate Theory In More Detail20 Data On Germination Arranged by Genera
21
The Orchids (Orchidaceae)
22 The Grasses (Poaceae)
23 List of Seed Donors and Other Contributors
24 List of References
25 Digest of Symbols and Abbreviations
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