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Thesis (M.S.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1952. Department of Agronomy.
Seven storage treatments were conducted with freshly collected tanweed seeds in an attempt to find a method of obtaining high germination. The treatments were:
- Saturated at 4° C.
- Dry at 4° C.
- Saturated and alternately frozen and thawed.
- Dry and alternately frozen and thawed.
- Alternately wet and dry at room temperature.
- Wet at room temperature.
- Dry at room temperature.
Of these treatments, number 1 gave the best results—yielding a maximum of 65 percent germination after three months of treatment and a minimum of 54 percent after four months of treatment.
Advisor: Neal Shafer