A Further Note on Longevity of Strawberry Seed in Cold Storage1

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Authors:
D. H. ScottU.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland

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A. D. DraperU.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland

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Abstract

In a germination test with strawberry seed of different ages stored at 40°F, 23-year-old seed germinated as well as 1-year-old seed. Germination was relatively high for all of the seed lots, despite differences in age.

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Received for publication May 21, 1970.

Research Horticulturist and Research Geneticist, respectively, Crops Research Division, Agricultural Research Service.

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