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Intermediate / recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds

Intermediate / recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds

proceedings of a workshop on Improved Methods for Handling and Storage of Intermediate/Recalcitrant Tropical Forest Tree Seeds, 8-10 June 1995, Humlebaek, Denmark

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Published by International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, DANIDA Forest Seed Centre .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA.S. Ouedraogo, K. Poulsen & F. Stubsgaard, editors.
ContributionsOuedraogo, A. S., Poulsen, K., Stubsgaard, F., International Plant Genetic Resources Institute., DANIDA Forest Seed Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19399796M
ISBN 109290432683

Forests. Many tropical forest trees produce large fruits that either fall near the parent tree or are dispersed by birds, primates, and other large mammals to sites remote from the adult tree. Dispersal is so critical for some of these species that their seeds require gut passage through dispersal agents before they can germinate.   The seed test was applied here as an overall screening for all tree seed lots entering the seed bank, in a flora for which information on seed germination ecology is still under-investigated. Baskin and Baskin () reported that the percentage of trees in climax tropical forests with dormant seeds range from ca. 43 to ca. 66% for.

Tropical Tree Seed Manual (review) Tropical Tree Seed Manual (review) Baskin, Jerry M. (Jerry Mack) I wish the authors had written more to educate and caution readers about weeds and about what is and isn't a native plant. A plant is truly native only if it evolved in the particular habitat into which it is being planted.   Tropical forest regeneration is hindered by human-induced fires. After deforestation by fires, Pteridium spp. (bracken fern) often colonizes and dominates the vegetation for long time periods, presumably inhibiting the succession. Tree species from mature forests are rare in the degraded areas, potentially due to the lack of seed dispersal and unfavourable .

  Knowledge on seed storage behaviour is crucial for planning conservation strategies of plant genetic resources [].Plant species can be classified into three groups based on the desiccation level and the storage temperature their seeds tolerate: orthodox-seeded, intermediate-seeded and recalcitrant-seeded species [2, 3].Orthodox seeds are likely to . The role and perception of forests in tropical areas has changed drastically during the last half century. Natural forests, as resources for forest products, are dwindling. Sustainable management of natural forests faces many diffic- ties in practice, although progress has been made. However, rural.


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Intermediate / recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recalcitrant seeds are seeds that do not survive drying and freezing during ex-situ conservation. By and large, these seeds cannot resist the effects of drying or temperatures less than 10 °C (50 °F); thus, they cannot be stored for long periods like orthodox seeds because they can lose their viability.

Plants that produce recalcitrant seeds include avocado, mango. Meeting the challenge of conserving tropical tree species with recalcitrant and intermediate seeds - A.S. Ouédraogo, J.M.M. Engels, L. Kraak and F. Engelmann Ex situ conservation of forest genetic resources: some considerations - J.M.M.

Engels. Intermediate recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds The workshop was organized jointly with DANIDA Forest Seeds Centre, Humlebaek, Denmark.

The workshop was held in recognition of the problems of handling and especially storing the seeds of many tropical tree species. Recalcitrant seeds must be stored at a moisture level similar to the level present when they were dropped from their tree, and oxygen must be available.

Seeds with intermediate seed storage behavior can withstand some drying, though the amount of drying tolerated before viability is lost is dependent upon moisture content requirements of species. Sincethe Danida Forest Seed Centre (DFSC) and IPGRI have cooperated in enhancing ex situ conservation methods for recalcitrant tropical forest trees.

Project activities have focused on determining whether seeds are recalcitrant, intermediate or orthodox, and have included seed development research to assess optimal conditions for seed.

Since the proportion of recalcitrant seeds is habitat dependent, recalcitrance becomes more relevant in particular habitats, such as tropical evergreen rain forests. Here it has been suggested that ca. 19% of the indigenous flora may produce recalcitrant seeds, a proportion that increases to c.

47% when looking at trees and shrubs. Flores EM. Recalcitrant tree seed species of socioeconomic importance in Costa Rica: state of knowledge of physiology. In: Quédraogo AS, Poulsen K, Stubsgaard F, editors.

Intermediate/ recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds. Rome Humleback, Denmark: IPGRI DANIDA Forest Seed Centre; pp. – Challenges and opportunities for the enhanced use of recalcitrant and intermediate tropical forest tree seeds through improved handling and storage.

In: IUFRO Seed Symposium "Recalcitrant Seeds": Proceedings of the conference (Ed. by M. Marzalina, K.C. Khoo, N. Jayanthi, F.Y. Tsan, and B. Krishnapillay), pp. The types are: 1. Orthodox Seeds and 2.

Recalcitrant Seeds (Unorthodox Seeds). Seeds Type # 1. Orthodox Seeds: Orthodox seeds are long-lived seeds and can be successfully dried to moisture con­tents as low as 5% without injury and are able to tolerate freezing.

Orthodox seeds are therefore, also termed as desiccation tolerant seeds. Intermediate and Recalcitrant Tropical Forest Tree Seeds. IPGRI-DFSC. Proceedings of a workshop on ‘Improved methods for handling and storage of intermediate and recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds.’ JuneHumlebaek, Denmark.

IPGRI, Rome, Italy and Danida Forest Seed Centre, Humlebaek, Denmark. IPGRI/DFSC Project on Handling and Storage of Recalcitrant and Intermediate Forest Tree Seed DFSC and the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) (now Bioversity International) initiated a project, infunded by Danida, on handling and storage of such seeds, involving many national institutes in the tropics.

The project on handling and storage of recalcitrant and intermediate tropical forest tree seeds. DANIDA Forest Seed Centre Newsletter No.

4(April): Seed Moisture: Recalcitrant vs. Orthodox Seeds. Seeds of neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.), a multipurpose tropical tree, have limited desiccation r their intermediate storage behaviour might be caused by an elevated percentage of 4C nuclei in the embryo at maturity was investigated.

Recalcitrant morphological traits and intermediate storage behaviour in seeds of Mesua ferrea, a tropical evergreen species Article (PDF Available) in Seed. Knowledge of seed desiccation tolerance is fundamental for conservation and use of forest species. The protocol used for classification of seed desiccation tolerance and storage is time consuming and many times limited by the lack of information about optimum conditions for seed germination and treatments to overcome seed dormancy.

This study evaluated 66 Brazilian tree. IPGRI/DFSC () Desiccation and storage protocol. 23 – 39 in The project on handling and storage of recalcitrant and intermediate tropical forest seeds, Newsletter No. Rome, IPGRI/DFSC. Klein, S.

and Pollock, B.M. () Cell fine structure of developing lima bean seeds related to seed desiccation. Challenges and opportunities for enhanced use of recalcitrant and intermediate tropical forest tree seeds through improved handling and storage.

In: Marzalina M, Khoo KC, Tsan FY, Krishnapillay B, eds. Seed Symposium ‘Recalcitrant Seeds’, 12–15 October Kuala Lumpur: IUFRO, – Intermediate seeds have seed storage characteristics that are intermediate between those of orthodox and recalcitrant taxa and account for only ≈2% of SID.

Species in the data set were assigned to these seed storage categories, resulting in orthodox, 36 recalcitrant and 0 intermediate taxa. Poulsen, K (). Case study: neem (Azadiracta indica A. Juss.) seed research. In ‘Intermediate / recalcitrant tropical forest tree seeds’. 14– (International Plant Genetic Resources Institute: Rome) Pritchard, HW ().

Classification of seed storage ‘types’ for ex situ conservation in relation to temperature and moisture. 'Staff publications' is the digital repository of Wageningen University & Research 'Staff publications' contains references to publications authored by.

Tropical Tree Seed Manual Cover and Frontmatter More Details Chapter 1 Pages Seed Biology Orthodox and Recalcitrant Seeds More Details Chapter 5: Dormancy and Germination More Details Chapter 6: Pathology is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry and is a colloborative effort between.BACKGROUND.

Recalcitrant seeds (sensu Roberts, ) were so-named on the basis of their post-harvest viability loss in response to dehydration [although the descriptor is also used in other contexts, e.g., as cryostorage recalcitrance, for explants that are seemingly unable to recover in culture after exposure to cryogenic temperatures (Benson, )].About this book.

Language: English. Tropical Forest Fruits, Seeds, Seedlings & Trees presents an original, integrated and concise interpretation of the structure of fruits and seeds, germination characteristics, seedling development and tree architecture for over species belonging to genera and 86 families of tropical trees.