Sweet orange germination and growth aided by water and gibberellin seed soak
AuthorsR. M. Burns
C. W. Coggins
Authors AffiliationsR. M. Burns is Farm Advisor, Ventura County; C. W. Coggins, Jr. is Associate Plant Physiologist and Lecturer, Department of Horticultural Science, Citrus Research Center, University of California at Riverside.
Hilgardia 23(12):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n12p18. December 1969.
The soaking of sweet orange seeds in water or various concentrations of gibberellic acid for 24 hours prior to planting increased their rate of germination under cool conditions. Larger and more uniform seedlings also followed some of the gibberellic acid seed soak treatments in these tests.
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