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Special Issue "Crop Seed Dormancy, Germination and Vigour Analysis and Seed Proteomics"
A special issue of Agriculture (ISSN 2077-0472). This special issue belongs to the section "Seed Science and Technology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 August 2023 | Viewed by 4493
Special Issue Editors
Interests: crop production; grain crops; quality; physiology
Interests: crop production; technologies; soil management; land use; cropping systems
Interests: crop production; management techniques; field trials; variety-specific experiments
Special Issue Information
"Civilisation depends for continuance on the seed saved each year for planting the next." This evergreen statement of J.F. Cox focuses on the importance of seed propagation, and on the value of crop seed. The Special Issue is intended to cover a broad spectrum within seed production. Unlike conventional seed propagation studies, this volume would highlight problem areas of seed production. The first of them is seed dormancy that is rather diverse according to crop species as well as management techniques. The other field of the present volume is dedicated to viability including all genetic and agronomic factors of germination and vigour. A novel field of seed science is represented by proteomics and other biochemical characteristics that may influence the success of seed production and propagation. Finally abiotic and biotic factors of seed storage and postharvest manipulations are to be discussed.
Prof. Dr. Márton Jolánkai
Dr. Zoltán Kende
Dr. Ákos Tarnawa
Manuscript Submission Information
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- seed production
- seed propagation