Seed germination of Dianthus deltoids L. (Caryophyllaceae) under influence of ultralow temperature

M. Mohyliak, ┼. Arapetyan

Botanical Garden, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
44, Tscheremshyna St., Lviv 79014, Ukraine

The annual cycle of the species development ˝omes to the end with the full seed formation, its the laboratory germination were 98,0% and decrease to 59,0% across 18 months. The conservation of seeds in liquid n│trogen (-196░Đ) did not influence on viability, laboratory germination and first phases of ontogenesis if compared with such group as control.

Keywords: Dianthus deltoides L., introduction, seed germination, liquid nitrogen, seed cryopreservation

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