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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

“Seed storage behavior of Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (An important medicinal plant of India)”

Author(s):

Ranber Chauhan, Sobha and JS Chauhan

Abstract:
Embelia tsjeriam-cottam Burm.f. has great medicinal properties due to that they are used in several medicines to cure different types of infections and diseases. No information is available on seed storage behavior of E. tsjeriam-cottam, which is an essential requirement for storing seeds in seed banks for germplasm conservation. Fan dried seeds shown seed germination 88.37% after three month, while up to 59% after 12-month duration with 5 °C temperature. Fan dried seeds shown significant effect of stored at 30 °C, reduced germination 44% after 9 month and 34% after 12 month. Where as one-day sun dried seeds and three-day sun dried seeds stored at 5 °C temperature lost seed germination after 12 month up to 56.5% and 51.25% respectively. Seeds stored at 30 °C decrease seed quality very fast. One day and Three day sun dried seeds losses maximum seed quality and seed germination during storage, after 12 month at 30 °C temperature where; seed germination percent were count minimum, 30% and 23.75% respectively.

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How to cite this article:
Ranber Chauhan, Sobha and JS Chauhan. “Seed storage behavior of Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (An important medicinal plant of India)”. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):761-765.

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