Flotation in ethanol reduces storability of southern pine seeds

  • Authors: Barnett, James P.
  • Publication Year: 1971
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Forest Science


Flotation in ethanol to separate full and empty seeds of spruce pine and slash pine caused viability to decline in storage. Drying for extended periods after the soaks alleviated some of this effect. Flotation of longleaf pine seeds in pentane did not affect storability.

  • Citation: Barnett, James P. 1971. Flotation in ethanol reduces storability of southern pine seeds. Forest Science. 17(1):50-51.
  • Posted Date: March 15, 2022
  • Modified Date: March 15, 2022
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