TRUE SEED EXTRACTION TECHNIQUES IN BLOU BUFFEL (Cenchrus glaucus) CV. CO 1

Article Id: ARCC928 | Page : 48 - 50
Citation :- TRUE SEED EXTRACTION TECHNIQUES IN BLOU BUFFEL (Cenchrus glaucus) CV. CO 1.Agricultural Science Digest.2011.(31):48 - 50
R. Geetha and V. Krishnasamy
Address : Department of Seed Science and Technology, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 104, India.

Abstract

True seeds (caryopses) of Cenchrus glaucus can be easily extracted using sulphuric acid (Purity 95%) for 16 minutes duration which recorded higher germination and vigour with minimum injury to seeds. Mechanical defluffing and sulphuric acid (Purity 95%) extraction for longer duration caused seed injury leading to low germination.

Keywords

Cenchrus Caryopses Extraction methods.

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