12. Curr. NZ Seed Res.


Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the Agronomy Society of New Zealand Special Publication No. 12 published in 2000 from the Seed Symposium: Current Research on Seeds in New Zealand held at Massey University, Palmerston North, Manawatu on 12 February 1999.

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A.

Preface

M.T. McManus and H.A. Outred p. 1

1.

The functions of proteinase inhibitors in seeds

M.T. McManus, S. Ryan and W.A. Laing pp. 3-13

2.

Arillate seeds, with special reference to titoki (Alectryon excelsus Gaernt. ( Sapindaceae))

H.A. Outred pp. 15-24

3.

Gibberellins and grain development in barley

P.M. Chandler pp. 25-31

4.

Life and death in the embryos of seeds

D.J. Osborne and I.I. Boubriak pp. 33-38

5.

Osmotic priming and carbohydrate metabolism in Pinus radiata seeds

Kusmintardjo, I.G. Andrew and D.W. Fountain pp. 39-46

6.

The microbial decomposition of seeds

L.G. Greenfield pp. 47-51

7.

Producing quality seed: the problem of seed vigour

J.G. Hampton pp. 53-61

8.

Production problems facing the herbage seed industry in New Zealand with particular reference to ryegrass (Lolium spp.)

M.P. Rolston and W. Archie pp. 63-67

9.

Clonal Dahlia seed production

R.C. Southward, J.G. Hampton and M.J. Hill pp. 69-76

10.

Genotype x moisture interactions and wheat germinability

I.L. Gordon and R.J. Cross pp. 77-82

11.

Aspects of the germination of some New Zealand Ericaceae

S.H. Moore and P. Bannister pp. 83-90

12.

An evaluation of the desiccation tolerance and seed germination requirements of Chatham Island Forget-me-not (Myosotidium hortensia)

C.R. McGill, H.A. Outred, M.J. Hill, K.A. Hill and D.W. Fountain pp. 91-97

13.

Seed set and the development of fruit shape in apple

L. Drazeta, S. Lang, A. Hall, R.Volz and P.E. Jameson pp. 99-101

14.

Germplasm centres and issues of seed conservation

W.M. Williams pp. 103-107

15.

Light and the seed germination of the New Zealand species Metrosideros excelsa (extended poster abstract)

H. Herron, D.H. Greer and J. Clemens pp. 109-112

16.

The storage of Griselinia littoralis seeds: a study of physiological deterioration in a recalcitrant seed (extended poster abstract)

I. Andrew, D. Burritt and P. Bannister pp. 113-114

17.

Seed germination of weeds from New Zealand native plant communities (extended poster abstract)

S.A. Miller and R.F. Henzell pp. 115-116

18.

Seed development in Phaseolus vulgaris L. cv Seminole. 4. Embryo axis growth in late maturation seeds is constrained by lack of available water (extended poster abstract)

D.W. Fountain, M.B. Britton, C. Huguet, H.A. Outred and P.T. Callaghan pp. 117-122