Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Hard seeds in beans: Proper temperature and humidity during storage important for germination

Author

James F. Harrington

Author Affiliations

James F. Harrington is Assistant Professor of Truck Crops and Assistant Olericulturist in the Experiment Station, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 2(10):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p4. October 1948.

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Abstract

Hard seeds have seed coats which retard the entrance of moisture into the seed. Seeds with hard coats are slow to swell. Since water is necessary for germination seeds do not germinate so long as they remain hard.

Harrington J. 1948. Hard seeds in beans: Proper temperature and humidity during storage important for germination. Hilgardia 2(10):4-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p4
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