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Seed Testing

Principles and Practices

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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 examines the testing of genetic traits and transgenic seeds, including DNA and protein genetic purity tests, and cultivar purity identification for conventional seeds. In addition to the most common seed purity and viability tests, tests for seed and seedling vigor, seed-borne diseases and seed moisture determination are also discussed.


Titel: Seed Testing
Autoren/Herausgeber: Sabry G. Elias, Lawrence O. Copeland, Miller B. McDonald

ISBN/EAN: 9781609173173

Seitenzahl: 366
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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