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Re: breaking dormancy in Amorph. seeds

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: breaking dormancy in Amorph. seeds
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 12:52:33 -0500 (CDT)

Dear Alan,

This is an experience we have heard of before with kiusianus. Since this
species is apomictic (dictionaries, dictionaries!!!!), it might have
something to do with that.

Wilbert

----- Original Message -----
From: Alan Galloway <alan_galloway@ncsu.edu>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: vrijdag 20 april 2001 5:17
Subject: breaking dormancy in Amorph. seeds


>
> Steve, Don,
> This is my third attempt at sending this message, after re-subscribing
>
> >
> > > The recent messages about breaking dormancy of Amorphophallus tubers
> > > prompted me
> > > to share some of my experiences with Amorphophallus seed.....
> > >
> > > In October of 1998 a friend collected (from a personal garden) seeds
of
> A.
> > > kiusianus
> > > and mailed them to me.  I promptly planted them in soil that I use for
> all
> > > seeds and have
> > > kept them warm and watered.  About a week ago, every single seed
> > germinated
> > > at once.
> > >
> > > So this works out to 29 months of inactivity before germination.  I
> wonder
> > > what happened
> > > in my absence last week to spur them to germinate!    uuuuummmmm.
> > >
> > > Alan
> > > ------------------------------------
> > > Alan Galloway
> > > Raleigh, North Carolina
> > > ------------------------------------
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>





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