Subtropical and ornamental horticulture
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PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY OF LILIUM CALLOSUM SIEBOLD & ZUCC. SEEDS WITHIN INTRODUCTION TO THE SOUTH AREAS OF WESTERN SIBERIA

Year:
2018
The authors:
Mukhina O. A.
DOI:
10.31360/2225-3068-2018-65-68-73
Page numbers:
68 - 73
Keywords:
lily, rare species, seed productivity, seed quality, germination.

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Productivity and quality of Lilium callosum seeds were studied in the south areas of Western Siberia. The species is included to the Red Book of the Russian Federation as a rare species which needs protection. In the conditions of the south areas of Western Siberia, L. сallosum annually bears fruit; during investigation the fruit formation varied from 57.1 to 75.0 %, the number of seeds in a fruit ranged from 49.4 to 247.2. L. сallosum has small seeds, the mass of 1 000 seeds is 1.55–2.22 g. Laboratory germination in the conditions of room temperature after storage for 6 months was high and varied from 80.8 to 96.5 %. After a year and a half, germination decreased by 10–45 %. After three years of storage, the seeds lose their ability.
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