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"Weather damage can greatly affect germination and seed vigour... "It is essential that seed suspected of weather damage should be tested for germination and seedling vigour several months after harvest (just prior to planting) as weather damaged seed may have normal germination tested soon after harvest, but deteriorates rapidly in storage.".. Results of germination and vigour tests should be used in determining the planting rate and Mr Keys urges growers to check the germination and vigour of their seed now if they have kept seed from last season's harvest...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"Weather damage can greatly affect germination and seed vigour... "It is essential that seed suspected of weather damage should be tested for germination and seedling vigour several months after harvest (just prior to planting) as weather damaged seed may have normal germination tested soon after harvest, but deteriorates rapidly in storage.".. Results of germination and vigour tests should be used in determining the planting rate and Mr Keys urges growers to check the germination and vigour of their seed now if they have kept seed from last season's harvest...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Paying close attention to the quality of your seed through regular testing, and discarding low germination seed, is one of the easiest ways to get your next season off to the best possible start... Growers should harvest at low moisture and cool temperatures to help ensure the quality of your seed... And at this time of year many farmers may also be thinking about the option of grain storage, and whether it would prove profitable on their farm...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Paying close attention to the quality of your seed through regular testing, and discarding low germination seed, is one of the easiest ways to get your next season off to the best possible start... Growers should harvest at low moisture and cool temperatures to help ensure the quality of your seed... And at this time of year many farmers may also be thinking about the option of grain storage, and whether it would prove profitable on their farm...
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