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APG Clade: MONOCOTS - COMMELINOIDS
APG Order: Poales
APG Family: POACEAE
Kew Family: POACEAE
Genus: Polypogon
Species Epithet: viridis
Species Author: (Gouan) Breistr.


Storage Behaviour

Storage Behaviour: Orthodox
Storage Conditions: Long-term storage under IPGRI preferred conditions at RBG Kew, WP. Oldest collection 13 years; average germination change 98.5 to 97%, mean storage period 11 years, 2 collections

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1000 Seed Weight

Average 1000 Seed Weight(g): 0.094
Details of Component Seed Weights:
  1. 0.0752; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  2. 0.082; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  3. 0.08268; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  4. 0.0932; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  5. 0.0988; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
  6. 0.1316; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place); Seed; *Seed weights reported may include minor covering structures
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Germination

  1. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 7 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  2. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 10C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  3. 95 % germination (seeds sown: 20); pre-sowing treatments: mechanical manipulation (other covering structure (not seed coat) removed or partially removed. covering structure removed); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  4. 60 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26/16C (Therm 12/12); (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  5. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  6. 97 % germination (seeds sown: 100); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 21C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  7. 98 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  8. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 56); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 14 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  9. 88 % germination (seeds sown: 50); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 16C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  10. 70 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 15C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  11. 90 % germination (seeds sown: 10); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 8/16; 20C; 42 days; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  12. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 16C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
  13. 100 % germination (seeds sown: 20); germination medium: 1% agar; germination conditions: light 12/12; 26C; (RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place)
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Literature Cited
  1. RBG Kew, Wakehurst Place.
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