Germination of hibiscus sabdariffa L. seeds after storage under different environments

Jovinia, binti Jowinis. (2005) Germination of hibiscus sabdariffa L. seeds after storage under different environments. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of storage environments on germination of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. seeds. Seeds with 8.9% of moisture content and 93% ofgermination were placed in four different environments; ambient room (28-30°C), air-conditioned room (22-23°C), refrigerator (3-4°C) and incubator (38-40°C) for 14 days. Seed stored in air-conditioned room gave the highest moisture content and germination with 7.70% and 91% respectively. Storage in incubator showed gradual decrement of moisture content and germination throughout the period of storage. Generally, moisture content and germination percentages decreased with increase in storage period. Regression analysis indicated that seeds stored in airconditioned room can maintain its germinability up to 8 months and II days. Results showed that storage in air-conditioned room was a suitable condition to store H. sabdariffa seeds.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2005.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plants Reproduction, Seeds Ecology, Hibiscus sabdariffa L.. critical moisture content, storage, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 06:37
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 06:37
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/18239

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