Seed testing : principles and practices / S.G. Elias [and others].
Contributor(s): Elias, Sabry G. (Sabry Gobran).Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xi, 354 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1609173171; 9781609173173.Subject(s): Seeds -- TestingAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Seed testing.DDC classification: 631.5/210287 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Why seeds are tested, and when -- Seeds and seedlings -- Sampling and subsampling -- Testing for physical purity -- Germination and viability testing -- Seedling evaluation -- Tetrazolium testing -- Seed and seedling vigor testing -- Genetic and varietal purity testing -- Seed health testing -- Seed moisture content testing -- Seed laboratory management, accreditation, and quality assurance -- Statistical applications to seed testing.
An essential reference for students, seed technologists, researchers, and seed industry personnel, this comprehensive guide outlines the most widely performed modern seed quality tests, explores the principles behind them, the history of seed testing, why seeds are tested and when, and sampling, sub-sampling, seed laboratory management, accreditation, and seed quality assurance programs. The authors describe statistical applications to seed testing and tolerances, and they provide a detailed morphological and structural description of seed formation and development. The book examine.