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Storage requirements for sugar maple seedsAuthor(s): Harry W. Yawney; Clayton M., Jr. Carl
Source: Res. Pap. NE-298. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSugar maple seeds, collected from three trees in northern Vermont, were stored at four temperatures (18, 7, 2, and -10ºC) in combination with four seed moisture contents (35, 25, 17, and 10 percent). Seed moisture content and storage temperature significantly affected keeping ability, and these factors were highly interrelated. Seeds from all trees kept best at the lowest temperature and lowest moisture content tested.
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CitationYawney, Harry W.; Carl, Clayton M., Jr. 1974. Storage requirements for sugar maple seeds. Res. Pap. NE-298. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
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