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Desiccation tolerance of intermediate pomelo ($\textit{Citrus maxima}$ 'Mansailong') seeds following rapid and slow drying

Xue, Peng; Wen, Bin

We investigated the effects of rapid and slow drying regimes on desiccation tolerance (DT) of developing pomelo seeds. Slow-dried seeds harvested at 130, 180, 210 or 235 days after anthesis (DAA) had greater DT than rapid-dried seeds (P < 0.05); However, when seeds were collected at 90 or 150 DAA, there was no significant difference in DT between the two drying treatments. Furthermore, the DT improvement from slow drying gradually decreased as seeds matured during the period from 180 to 235 DAA. It was concluded that the DT of intermediate $\textit{C. maxima}$ 'Mansailong' seeds following slow drying was higher than following rapid drying, but it depended on the seed developmental stage.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000089350
Veröffentlicht am 10.01.2019
DOI: 10.15258/sst.2018.46.3.08
Zitationen: 1
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten (BOTANIK)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 12.2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0251-0952
KITopen-ID: 1000089350
Erschienen in Seed science and technology
Verlag Veenman
Band 46
Heft 3
Seiten 511–519
Schlagwörter Citrus maxima ‘Mansailong’, desiccation tolerance, rapid drying, seed development, seed moisture loss rate, slow drying
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