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Effect of seed size and weight on seed germination of Alangium lamarckii, Akola, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Botany, Govt. College Niwari Dist. Tikamgarh, MP, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (ISC-2011), Pages 320-322,(2012)

Abstract

The present study was undertaken to examine the effect of seed size and weight on seed germination of Alangium lamarckii Thwaites. The data revealed that the large size seeds gave maximum (76.00%) germination followed by medium size (74.00%) and small size seeds characterized by low germination percentage (59.00%). It is evident that the germination percentage significantly declined with reduction in size and weight of the seeds.

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