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effect of light and temperature on the germination of jack pine and lodgepole pine seeds.

Robert Frederick Ackerman

effect of light and temperature on the germination of jack pine and lodgepole pine seeds.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

  • Germination,
  • Plants -- Effect of light on,
  • Plants -- Effect of temperature on,
  • Jack-pine,
  • Lodge-pole pine

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    LC ClassificationsLE3 T525 MSCF 1964 A23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 leaves.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14747828M

      Seed Germination. Seeds vary in the amount of light that they need to germinate, with some seeds requiring considerable sunlight and others germinating only in complete darkness. Still other seeds will germinate in light or darkness, and others' preferences depend on the time of .

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effect of light and temperature on the germination of jack pine and lodgepole pine seeds. by Robert Frederick Ackerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. A short period (1530 min) at 30° C promotes germination of seeds of Lactuca sativa L. Repolhuda in darkness. Far-red light reverses this stimulation, and the escape curves for phytochrome and high-temperature action are quite similar, indicating that the two factors act at a common point in the chain of events leading to germination.

It is suggested that high temperature acts by decreasing the Cited by: 9. An exposure in temperatures between 5°C and 25°C for a short period after the initiation of germination can effectively overcome the high temperature imposed dormancy.

If the exposure to low temperature is from the beginning of germination it is less effective. The low temperature induced germination is not reversed by far red light of nm and seed not responding to the low temperature do respond in a Cited by:   Effects of temperature and light on germination and early seedling development of the pine pink orchid (Bletia purpurea) Bletia purpurea seeds were able to germinate to 90 under all treatments.

The greatest germination after 3 weeks was observed at 2919°C under continual darkness and at 25°C under dark and illuminated by: 4. Effects of Light on Seed Germination and Plant Growth. Plant hormones that respond to light govern the growth of plants from germination. Understanding the dynamics of invasive species under global climate change requires knowledge about the effects of environmental factors on germination and emergence.

We considered Conyza canadensis (L. ) invasive species that is quickly invading Southern European agricultural systems, and performed germination assays in growth chambers at eight constant temperatures with alternating.

The results show that seeds germinate to a high percentage (approximately 90) at temperatures of 15 or 20 °C, with or without light, whereas higher temperatures of 25 or 30 °C impeded radicle protrusion and resulted in the germination percentage decreasing sharply (within 5).

Dormancy in fall panicum (Panicum dichotomiflorum Michx. ) caryopses (seeds) is overcome by imbibition at 35° C in ethanol solutions. Whereas germination in the absence of ethanol depends on. The optimum condition for germination were 25°C, alternating light and dark and a sowing depth of 1 cm.

Although, maximum cumulative percentage germination was recorded at the temperature range of °C, seeds of Celosia argentea showed remarkable tolerance at the low temperature of 15°C. Temperatures of 15°C or greater were required for germination of 80 or more of the seeds, which means that germination capacity is not limiting the expansion of the range of the red pine.

Temperatures greater than 10°C were required for completion of the germination process of unchilled seeds. This study examined the effects of storage temperature and pre-chilling on the germination of the seeds of Solanum macrocarpon. The seed viability of this species was determined to be.

Germination was inhibited by continuous white light. The lower the temperature, the greater the inhibitory effect of light. The farred and blue spectral regions were the most effective in light inhibition.

The light effect was also dependent on the percentage of oxygen in the atmosphere around the seeds; it was less marked in O 2 enriched atmospheres. Light oxygen dependency resulted from the action of the seed. The germination potential of seeds of both species is much better in the laboratory than that in the field (Porter Gilmore ).

The work reported here was carried out to study the effect of temperature and light on germination. The germination of seeds in differelnt soil components was also examined. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Inhibitory effects of white light on the germination of wild oats.

Res Rep Can Agric National Weed Committee, Western Sect, Cumming, B G, and Hay, J R. Light and dormancy in wild oats. that there is an epigenetic effect in jack pine between growing season temperature experienced during seed development and future seedling survival and height atively, differential pollen contribution in warm vs cold years could have contributed to the observed results, but the genetic diversity of seeds from open-pollinated,Author: A.

David, E. Humenberger. tained temperature for the occurrence of germination, and other temperature relations of the seeds studied. In these experiments it was observed that, for short incubation periods ( hours), the optimal maintained temperature for a certain lot of pitch pine (Pinus rigid Mill.

) seeds. The seeds ofAsteracantha longifolia prefer germinating in light. Germination was also favoured in blue and red lights, whereas total darkness delayed this process.

The optimum temperature for germination of seeds was 29° C in continuous white light. The seeds did germinate in total darkness as well, but the percentage of germination remained poor, and with high temperatures beyond 30° C, the.

Third, the effect of prechilling seeds on the percentage rate of germination was examined. Germination of red pine seed in relation to temperature has not been widely studied, unlike other conifer species (Allen, ; Adkins et al.).

Roth and Riker () found that germination of red pine. There was an interaction among temperatures and light regimes for both germination percentage and germination rate; when seeds were submitted to light, there was no difference among temperatures, with the exception of the constant temperature at 35˚C, which promoted the lowest values.

However, when the temperature is below °C, germination behaviour depends on temperature as much as exposure time. Germination decreases at 90° and °C when exposure time increases. It increases at 70°C when exposure is increased. Exposure time has no influence at °C.

Figure Effect of pre sowing treatments and incubation temperature regimes on germination (bars) and mean germination time (MGT) (lines) for seeds of A. benthamii under light (12 h) and continuous dark conditions (T1-Control, T2-Hot water, T3-Cold water, T4-GA3 ppm, T5-GA3 ppm, T6-GA3 ppm and n 90).

Although the plant grows in the wild, information to promote seed germination is needed for the cultivation necessary to meet demand. In this study, seed from two wild-grown and one cultivated source were used to determine the effect of light-dark, cold storage, and selected temperatures on germination of the thistle seeds.

It is not just the very tiny seeds which sometimes need light to germinate, an average seed like Impatiens is light sensitive too and should be covered with a fine sprinkling of vermiculite after sowing and left in diffused light, placed in polythene to provide a high humidity until germination which usually takes days at °C (°F).

respect to temperature, with jack pine germinating faster at relatively lower temperatures. This may provide an early growth advantage to jack pine when soil temperatures are low (Greenwood et al. ). Environment may also play a selective role at seedling-establishment and early growth stages, when susceptibility to environmental stresses is at a.

germination of seeds needing light, embryo can also germinate without light (Ravan et al, ). For a desired effect of light, a suitable temperature level is necessary because the impulse effect of light stops at unsuitable temperatures.

Response to light increases greatly in the event of changes in temperature and. 2510 C dark conditions. Seeds of both species will germinate better if shifted to lower altitudes where temperatures are higher than at their actual habitats.

Since both species lack in seed bank, it is recommended that seed sowing should be carried. P. nigra, P. sylvestris and P. uncinata seeds showed faster germination rates. Seeds of P. nigra and P. sylvestris reached high total germination percentages in every temperature and light treatment, suggesting an opportunistic germination strategy.

Unlike montane pines, lowland pines did show significant effects of temperature on germination response: final germination was higher Cited by: promote germination. Temperature can also have profound effects on the light sensitivity of seeds (Hilton ) and may play an important role in regulating seasonal germination responses (Heschel et al.

Fluctuating temperatures can also overcome far-red light-induced inhibition of ger-mination (Benvenuti et al. ; Honda Katoh ). Table 1. Germination percentage () and germination rate of Euterpe precatoria seeds submitted to light or darkness at different temperature conditions.

Temperature Germination () Germination Rate Light Darkness Light Darkness 20˚C a ()b aA a ()b aA aB aA. Temperature can affect the percentage and rate of germination through at least three separate physiological processes.

Seeds continuously deteriorate and, unless in the meanwhile they are germinated, they will ultimately die. The rate of deterioration depends mainly on.

THE PRODUCTION, EXTRACTION, AND GERMINATION OF LODGEPOLE PINE SEED By C. BATES Senior SihnouUunsf, Lake States Forest Eœperiment Station, Branch of Research, Forest Service CONTENTS Page Page Introduction: 1 Character of lodgepole pine cones and seeds.

_ 3 Relation of fire to lodgepole pine distribu- tion 3. Effect of temperature and liaht on germination hours 92 (NL) to (OL) seeds had germinated.

Freshly collected seeds also started to germinate within 8-12 hours and most of the seeds. Place ten river birch seeds on moist sand in small plastic containers.

Cover two of the containers with a double layer of aluminum foil to exclude light. One set of covered and uncovered seeds should be germinated immediately in an area that receives light and a temperature around 70oF.

You expect only the light treated seeds to germinate. Effect of light on the germination of vegetable seed was studied in this report.

In addition, dorm-ancy of shungiku (Chrysanthemum coronarium L. ) and temperature relation to the germination of onion seed were investigated. Three grades of temperature of 20°, 25°, and 30°C were used in most cases. Light was supplied from fluorescent lamp.

germination gradually becomes less rapid although the seeds will still germinate at 3-40C. In cucumber and mung bean on the other hand, the time required for 0 of the seeds to germinate increases rapidly at temperatures below about C.

The lowest temperature at which 0 of the seeds would germinate was about oc in this experiment. Remember that evaporation cools the media holding the moisture. If your home is on the low side of 68 to 72ºF, your seeds will benefit from bottom heat.

As a general rule, seeds will germinate indoors where the soil temperature is held constant. In nature, the soil temperature is usually lower at night.

Seed germination preferred a temperature regime of 1530°C, and fluctuating temperature 1828°C gave the maximum germination, but significant numbers (2040) of seeds germinated at 10°C and 35°C. Dark germination was higher than light germination at 10°C and 40°C while this did not happen in the other temperature regimes tested.

High-Temperature Effects on Germination and Survival of Weed Seeds in Soill GRANT H. EGLEY2 Abstract. Seeds of eight weed species were heated for up to 7 days at 40, 50, 60, and 70 C in dry (2 moisture) and moist (19 moisture) Bosket very fine sandy loam to determine temperature-time treatments lethal to weed seeds.

Treatment of seeds of Rumex crispus and Oenothera biennis with concentrated sulphuric acid caused an increase in the percentage of germination in darkness. No reciprocal relation between the effects of light and temperature was found.

Light was not necessary for the absorption of sufficient water for germination. Using seeds that had been stored at room temperature for six months, we performed a germination experiment at the NCSU Phytotron with six treatments, all combinations of three temperature regimes (low (18 degrees C day 14 degrees C night), medium (2218 degrees C), and high (2622 degrees C)) and two light conditions (light and dark).

Erythronium japonicum is a representative species of spring ephemeral, forest floor plants in substitution forests in Japan. Seed germination tests were conducted to observe the effects of temperature, light, and moisture content on the germination of E.

japonicum. japonicum seeds did not germinate at constant temperatures of 5°C, 10°C, 15C, 20C, or 25C. How to Germinate Pine Cone Seeds. Growing a pine tree from seed is a task for a patient gardener. Worldwide, there are more than different species of pine .CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The effect of chloride and sulfate salts of Na+, K+ and Mg2+ on seed germination of a halophytic grass Phragmites karka was studied under different dark/light conditions and a range of temperature regimes.

Seeds germinated better at 20/30ºC and their germination decreased with increases in salinity.We investigated the effect of light on germination percentages and germination rate (t 50) in seeds of 28 cactus species from the Chihuahuan Desert.

Seeds were incubated at a h daily photoperiod (light) and in continuous darkness at 25°C for 30 d, after which seeds failing to germinate in darkness were transferred to light for 30 d.