The Effect of Microwave Treatment on Germination, Vigour and Health of China Aster (Callistephus chinensis Nees.) Seeds

Feng Han

Abstract


The purpose of this research was to study effects of microwave treatment on China aster seed germination,
vigour and infestation with fungi, at temperature 20?C. The seeds were treated in microwave oven (power 850 W
heating power) in dry conditions and in water for 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 90, 120 and 180 s respectively.

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Journal of Agricultural Science ISSN 1916-9752 (Print) ISSN 1916-9760 (Online)

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