Post-Harvest Dormancy in Wheat Varieties1
- T. M. Ching and
- W. H. Foote2
Various degrees of post-harvest dormancy were found in ten wheat varieties as indicated by germination speed and by specificity of germination temperature. The dormancy remained when stored at 3° C. but disappeared within one month when stored at room temperature or at 38° C. The dormancy was not related to impermeable testa or barrier for gas exchange. The presence of growth inhibitors was demonstrated.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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