Chapter 6. Raising Plants from Seed

  1. David S. Ingram,
  2. Daphne Vince-Prue and
  3. Peter J. Gregory
  1. Anna Dourado and
  2. Daphne Vince-Prue

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995341.ch6

Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice

Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice

How to Cite

Dourado, A. and Vince-Prue, D. (2002) Raising Plants from Seed, in Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice (eds D. S. Ingram, D. Vince-Prue and P. J. Gregory), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995341.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053087

Online ISBN: 9780470995341

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Keywords:

  • seed structure and development;
  • germination;
  • dormancy;
  • role of phytochrome;
  • seed technology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Seed structure

  • Germination

  • Dormancy

  • Special requirements for germination

  • Seed vigour

  • Seed storage

  • New developments in seed technology