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  1. Vol. 11 No. 1, p. 125-127
    Received: June 29, 1970

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Effect of Relative Humidity on Viability and Longevity of Wheat Pollen1

  1. Mir N. Khan,
  2. E. G. Heyne and
  3. James A. Goss2



Wheat (Triticum sp.) pollen stored in the spike at 4C and relative humidities varying from 75 to 95% showed highest viability when stored at 80% humidity; viability decreased at higher or lower humidities. In all treatments, viability declined during 4 days' storage, Benzidine-hydrogen peroxide and seed set viability tests correlated closely.

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