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Impact of seed cold stratification on apricot germination and subsequent seedling growth as well as chemical constituents of seeds during stratification

August 5, 2021 Biotechnology | Environmental Science | Plant Biology No Comments

Freshly harvested seeds of apricot varieties “Balady (Amar)” and “Hamawy” were found to be dormant and did not germinate at all. A specific low-temperature stratification treatment was required to overcome seed dormancy. 5°C cold stratification was found to be the best for breaking seed dormancy, …..