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Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Vol. 9(1), pp. 110-112, 2019

ISSN: 2276-7770

Copyright ©2019, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s)

DOI Link: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.012119023

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Pre-Treatment Effects on the Germination of Dacryodes klianeana (Pierre) H.J.Lam., Seed Kernel

 

*Akhideno, L. O. 1; Ogboru, R. O. 2; Clement, N. 1

 

1Moist Forest Zonal Research Station, Benin City, Edo State.

2Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State

 

 

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Article No.: 012119023

Type: Research

DOI: 10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.012119023

 

 

This study examined the pre-treatment effects on the germination of Dacryodes klaineana. The study was conducted in the nursery of Moist Forestry Research, Station, Okhuesan-Ubiaja, Edo State. The seed kernels were subjected to four (4) different pre-treatment methods and a control with each treatment replicated five times. However, 16 weeks after planting, seeds roasted in fire for 5 minutes had the highest germination percentage of 86% followed by those soaked with H2S­04(60%) and scarification (50%) by filling respectively. Dacryodes klaineana seeds kernel roasted in fire will yield desirably despite the hard seed coat and also saves cost and time.  It is however recommended for seedling propagation.

 

Submitted: 21/02/2019

Accepted:  23/02/2019

Published: 30/03/2019

 

*Corresponding Author

Akhideno, L.O.

E-mail: lawsonakhideno@ yahoo.com

Phone: +2348060366046

 

Keywords:

Dacryodes klaineana, pre-treatment, germination percentage and seedlings emergence

 

 

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Cite this Article: Akinbani, AS; Ayeni, LS (2019). Effect of Fertilizer Types on Nutrient Uptake and Yield of Cassava in Ondo Southwestern Nigeria Using Farmers’ Simulation Method. Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences 9(1): 110-112, http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.012119023.



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