Seed Conservation

'Viability' The basic premise of this chapter is that there are two types of test available to assess the potential performance of individual seeds or seed populations ('seeds' will be used to mean fruits or seeds).

Seed Conservation

Seed Conservation: turning science into practice is a landmark review of the current scientific knowledge that underpins seed banking, a technology which plays a key role in the conservation of both domesticated and non-domesticated plant species.

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Seed to Seed
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nicholas Harberd
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Nicholas Harberd, a father, scientist, and nature lover, spends his days at the lab directing a team discovering the secrets of how plants grow, using a common weed as their example. Concerned that he's losing sight of the weed's ordinary days in the world, he sets out to find an
Seed to Seed
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Suzanne Ashworth, Kent Whealy
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-31 - Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

A complete seed-saving guide of 160 vegetables, including detailed info on each vegetable.
Seed Development and Germination
Language: en
Pages: 872
Authors: Jaime Kigel
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This text is intended for plant physiologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, geneticists, horticulturalists, agromnomists and botanists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines. It integrates advances in the diverse and rapidly-expanding field of seed science, from ecological and demographic aspects of seed production, dispersal and germination, to the
Seeds Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Babasaheb B. Desai
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-22 - Publisher: CRC Press

Revised and expanded throughout, this latest edition of the bestselling Seeds Handbook: Biology, Production, Processing, and Storage includes valuable information on all areas of seed biology, production, and processing. The author, one of the most respected and prolific scientists in the field, identifies current developments in seed testing and c
Testing Methods for Seed-transmitted Viruses
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: S. E. Albrechtsen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: CABI

This practical guide covers the commonly used detection methods for seed-transmitted viruses and viroids that affect both tropical and temperate crops. It contains 25 complete step-by-step procedures for biological, serological and molecular techniques to detect and identify such viruses. Combining helpful practical notes with more detailed explanations of the principles