Seed cryopreservatin of sporadically distributed herbacial plants flora of Ukraine

E. Arapetyan, Yu. Usatenko

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
44, Tscheremshyna St., Lviv 79014, Ukraine
emarapetyan@gmail.com

This study presents the results of seed conservation of wild herb species under liquid nitrogen condition during 6 months. The seed survival was observed for all species Agrostemma githago, Berteroa ³ncana, Doronicum carpaticum, Heliosperma ñarpaticum, Melandrium album, Silene dubia. It has been conclused that laboratory germinating ability of treatment by temperature -196°C seeds was identical or increase in compare with conrol variant. There is no difference in growth and development of seedlings from uncryopreserved and cryopreserved seeds.


Keywords: seeds, liquid nitrogen, cryoconservation, germination, phytopreservation


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