Seed Viability References

  • Belletti, P., Lanteri, S. and Lotito, S. 1991. The influence of temperature and moisture on seed ageing in Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule L.). Scientia Horticulturae 48:153- 158.
  • Bonner, F.T. 1994. Predicting seed longevity for 4 forest tree species with orthodox seeds. Seed Science and Technology 22:361-370.
  • Dickie, J.B. 1988. Prospects for the long-term storage of apple seeds. Verff. Landw.-chem. BA Linz 19, 47-63.
  • Dickie, J.B. and Bowyer, J.T. 1985. Estimation of provisional seed viability constants or apple (Malus domestica Borkh. cv. Greensleeves). Annals of Botany 56, 271-275.
  • Dickie, J.B. and Smith, R.D. 1995. Observations on the survival of seeds of Agathis spp. stored at low moisture contents and temperatures. Seed Science Research 5, 5-14.
  • Dickie, J.B., May, K., Morris, S.V.A. and Titley, S.E. 1991. The effects of desiccation on seed survival in Acer platanoides L. and Acer pseudoplatanus L. Seed Science Research 1, 149-162.
  • Ellis, R.H. 1988. The viability equation, seed viability nomographs, and practical advice on seed storage. Seed Science and Technology 16, 29-50.
  • Ellis, R.H. and Roberts, E.H. 1981. The quantification of ageing and survival in orthodox seeds. Seed Science and Technology 9, 373-409.
  • Ellis, R.H., Hong, T.D. and Roberts, E.H. 1981. The influence of desiccation on cassava seed germination and longevity. Annals of Botany 47, 173-175.
  • Ellis, R.H., Hong, T.D. and Roberts, E.H. 1986. Logarithmic relationship between moisture content and longevity in sesame seeds. Annals of Botany 57, 499-503.
  • Ellis, R.H., Hong, T.D. and Roberts, E.H. 1988. A low moisture content limit to logarithmic relations between seed moisture content and longevity. Annals of Botany 61, 405-408.
  • Ellis, R.H., Hong, T.D. and Roberts, E.H. 1992. The low-moisture content limit to the negative logarithmic relation between seed longevity and moisture content in three subspecies of rice. Annals of Botany 69, 53-58.
  • Kraak, H.L. and Vos, J. 1987. Seed viability constants for lettuce. Annals of Botany 59, 353-359.
  • Kuo, W.H.J. 1991. On the prediction of the storage longevity of muskmelon seeds. Memoirs of the College of Agriculture, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 31, 22-29.
  • Kuo, W.H.J., Shan, M-L. and Tseng, M-T. 1990. Effects of temperature and seed moisture content on the longevity of sorghum seeds. Journal of the Agriculture Association of China, New Series 149, 41.
  • Tompsett, P.B. 1992. A review of the literature on storage of dipterocarp seeds. Seed Science and Technology 20, 251-267.
  • Zewdie, M. and Ellis, R.H. 1991d. Response of tef and niger seed longevity to storage temperature and moisture. Seed Science and Technology 19, 319-329.
  • Ellis, R.H. and Roberts, E.H. 1980b. The influence of temperature and moisture on seed viability period in barley (Hordeum distichum L.). Annals of Botany 45, 31-37. & Dickie, J.B., Ellis, R.H., Kraak, H.L., Ryder, K. and Tompsett, P.B. 1990. Temperature
  • Ellis, R.H. 1982. Seed storage and germination of apple and pear. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter 50, 53-61 & Dickie, J.B., Ellis, R.H., Kraak, H.L., Ryder, K. and Tompsett, P.B. 1990. Temperature and seed storage longevity. Annals of Botany 65 197-2
  • Ellis R.H., Hong, T.D., Roberts E.H., and Tao, K-L., 1990d. Low moisture content limits to relations between seed longevity and moisture. Annals of Botany, 65:493-504
  • P.B.Tompsett, unpubl.)& Dickie, J.B., Ellis, R.H., Kraak, H.L., Ryder, K. and Tompsett, P.B. 1990. Temperature and seed storage longevity. Annals of Botany 65 197-204.
  • Tompsett, P.B. 1984a. The effect of moisture content and temperature on the storage life of Araucaria columnaris. Seed Science and Technology 12, 801-816. & Tompsett, P.B. 1992. A review of the literature on storage of dipterocarp seeds. Seed Science and
  • Tompsett, P.B. 1986b. The effect of temperature and moisture content on the longevity of seeds of Ulmus carpinifolia and Terminalia brasii. Annals of Botany 57, 875-88. & Dickie, J.B., Ellis, R.H., Kraak, H.L., Ryder, K. and Tompsett, P.B. 1990. Temperat
  • Ellis R.H., Hong, T.D., Roberts, E.H., 1985c. Preliminary seed germination and seed storage investigations with the winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) D.C.). The Winged Bean Flyer, 5:22-36
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  • RBG Kew, unpublished
  • SSLR, unpublished
  • Hay, F.R., Mead, A, Manger, K & Wilson FJ; (2003) One-step analysis of seed storage data and the longevity of Arabidopsis thaliana seeds; Journal of Experimental Botany 54(384) pp. 993-1011