J. For. Res. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-018-0717-3 ORIGINAL PAPER Germination pretreatment and storage behavior of Terminalia laxiﬂora seed 1 1 1 1 • • • Befkadu Mewded Debissa Lemessa Hailu Negussie Abiyot Berhanu Received: 4 October 2017 / Accepted: 12 January 2018 Northeast Forestry University and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Terminalia laxiﬂora Engl. & Diels. is an for 10 min to test the initial germination before storage and important indigenous and multi-purpose species in Ethio- should be pretreated with high-temperature (at 78 C for pia. However threatened due to low germination and its 15, 10, or 5 min), soaked in cold, or hot water for 24 h to storage behavior is unknown. In this study, we aimed to (1) monitor the germination after storage. The two experiments test pretreatments for breaking the dormancy of T. laxiﬂora show that T. laxiﬂora produces orthodox seed. seed and (2) determine its storage behavior. Seeds were subjected to four pretreatments such as soaking, scariﬁca- Keywords Dormancy breaking Dry storage High- tion, high-temperature, and control. Experiments were temperature Soaking Storage behavior done before storage and after 2 years of dry storage at cold temperature (- 10 C) based
Journal of Forestry Research – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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