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Author Xiao dong, Liu
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Northeast Forestry University and Ecological Society of China
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2002
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology
Subject Keyword Pinus tabulaeformis ♦ Trace element ♦ Seed soaking ♦ Topdressing ♦ Seed germination ♦ Seedling growth ♦ Forestry
Abstract The stimulative effect of trace elements on seed germination and seedling growth ofPinus tabulaeformis was tested. The experiments were carried out on seed soak and topdressing with different trace elements and varied concentrations at the nursery of Gardens Research Institute, Harbin, in 2000–2001. The experimental results showed that soaking seed with 1% and 0.2% concentrations of Mn element produced best result for seed germination, and the germination rate was increased by 9%–19% for the seeds treated with 1% concentration and 12%–14% for the seeds treated with 0.2% concentration compared with the control group. The seeds treated with boron element had lowest germination rate. For trace element topdressing, Mn and Mo elements presented good result for seedling growth and the treatment with low concentration was even better. The height or chlorophyll content of the seedlings with spray of low-concentration Mn and Mo element was much higher than that of untreated ones. In the contrast to the treating method of seed soak, topdressing (application of spraying on foliage) had evident effect on seedling growth.
ISSN 1007662X
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2002-01-01
Publisher Place Harbin
e-ISSN 19930607
Journal Journal of Forestry Research
Volume Number 13
Issue Number 4
Page Count 4
Starting Page 285
Ending Page 288

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