Germination Of Capsicum Annuum L. Seeds Of Different Maturity After Accelerated Ageing And Storage

Bernadette Chara, Anak Jemat (2011) Germination Of Capsicum Annuum L. Seeds Of Different Maturity After Accelerated Ageing And Storage. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study was conducted to evaluate (he effecls of shori period of accelerated ageing and ~t ro e 011 the gennination of two maturilies of Cap~icum annuwn L. seeds. The seeds were placed in desiccators 10 age for 0,24,48,72,96 and 120 hours at 40 - 42° C and 100% relative humidlty. After accelerated ageing, seeds Were put in refrigerators (3 - SOC) and ambient room (28 - 300 e) for 0,1,2,3,4 and 5 weeks. Ge nl1iuiltlOD of aged seeds lor M:nu , rity I d~ reased gradually after 48 hours and conllJ1ued to decrease until 120 hours o f ageing. Hnwcver, the 24 hours of accelerated ageing had the effect of increased germinlHloll pcrce ntJ gt: a~ compared to 0 hour of ageing. Also for MZltUflty 2, lhc germinatioll of aged s(:cus (; ;;a cd gradua lly after 48 hours and it continued to drop until 120 hours of agein g. The 24 hours of aCc~k ll!d Jge illg had the cnee l of increased germination percen t')g-.: as compared to (j hour of age-ing. Differ-':Jlt \..': Il ~)\' ~l1t s in \'al) ' ing temperatures of storing seeds gave different resuils in percentage of seed genlllnatlOlI. Sec:d s ...; [mea In refrigerator performed belter than the seeds stored in ambient room for Matun ry 1 and I\ lantrity 2 . Gennination percentage of aged seeds decreased with muease III the period of :lgcmg, and storage . Reg.rcssioll analysis predicted that aged C. ol/I/uum seeds of Maturity 1 can be stored for 9 weeks anti Maturity 2 fo r 18 weeks in refrige rator. For ambient room, Mat1.1fity I can be stored for 8 weeks and Maturity 2 for 12 weeks.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2011.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Copsicum annum L., desiccators, relative humidity, accelerated agei ng , seed storage, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2019 02:23
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 02:23
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/25471

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