Standardization of duration for accelerated ageing in barnyard millet cv. CO2 and MDU 1
The study was carried out to identify the pattern of seed deterioration in barnyard millet. Physiological quality parameters were evaluated to predict their storability through accelerated ageing at 40 ± 1° C and 100 % RH for 12 days. Based on the physiological quality parameters the duration of ageing required to reach a germination percentage around 75% (IMSCS) was identified as nine days for CO 2 and eight days for MDU 1.
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