Removal of seed coat in dormant seeds by mechanical methods is called

Removal Of Seed Coat In Dormant Seeds By Mechanical Methods Biology Question

Removal of seed coat, in dormant seeds, by mechanical methods is called


(a) separation
(b) emasculation
(c) venalization
(d) scarification

Correct Answer:



Scarification is rupturing of seed coats by abrasion through machine threshing, filling, chipping, vigorous shaking etc. This helps in overcoming seed dormancy.

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Topics: Plant Growth and Development (126)
Subject: Biology (4253)

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