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APG Clade: EUDICOTS - CORE EUDICOTS - ROSIDS - EUROSIDS I
APG Order: Rosales
APG Family: ROSACEAE
Kew Family: ROSACEAE
Genus: Malus
Species Epithet: pumila
Species Author: Mill.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox?
Storage Conditions: No loss in viability following over 2 years hermetic storage at 3C to 10C with <11% mc (Crossley, 1974a)

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 26.74
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 39.8768; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 22.2; (Felfoldi, 1980); Seed; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
  3. 22.2; (Forest Service, 1974); Seed; Seed mc not stated, but weight is likely to refer to air-dry seed.
  4. 22.6796; (Forest Service, 1974); Seed; Seed mc not stated
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Literature Cited
  1. Crossley, J.A. 1974a. Malus Mill. In Seeds of Woody Plants in the United States. Agriculture Handbook No 450. Washington DC: Forest Service, USDA. pp. 531-534.
  2. Felfoldi, E. 1980. Seed Counts (Numbers of Seeds Per Unit Weight). Technical Report Series, 32. Government of Victoria, Department of Agriculture.
  3. Forest Service. 1974. Seeds of Woody Plants in the United States. Agriculture Handbook Number 450. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
  4. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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