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Nitric Acid Promotes Pine Seed GerminationAuthor(s): Robert C. Hare
Source: Res. Note SO-281. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionGermination of a number of recalcitrant seed lots of loblolly, slash and longleaf pine was improved markedly following treatment with 0.1 percent nitric acid for 4 hours or 10 percent for 10 minutes.
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CitationHare, Robert C. 1981. Nitric Acid Promotes Pine Seed Germination. Res. Note SO-281. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
KeywordsSexual propagation, progeny testing, growth promoters
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