Cereals, Seed treatment, Seed moisture, Western Australia
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UNDER the relatively dry climatic conditions of Western Australia, over-dosages of organic mercury dusts had no apparent ill-effects upon wheat emergence, irrespective of the initial moisture content of the seed.
However, seedling counts were significantly less, with seed of a high moisture content.
Chambers, S C.
"Bare patch and poor emergence of cereals : factors under investigation. 1. Seed treatment and moisture content,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2
, Article 10.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss3/10