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Effect of Freezing Temperatures on Seed Viability and Seedling Vigor of Grain Sorghum1


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  1. Vol. 52 No. 6, p. 329-333

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  1. Gerald E. Carlson and
  2. R. E. Atkins22



The effect of freezing temperatures on grain sorghum seed of varying moisture content was manifest primarily as reduction in viability, with no appreciable reduction in seedling vigor. Reduction in viability was dependent upon differences in genotype, freezing temperature, duration at freezing temperature, and grain moisture content.

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