Akhideno Et Al


Akhideno et al

Journal of Agricultural Sciences

9(1), pp. 110-112, 2019


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Pre-Treatment Effects on the Germination of Dacryodes klianeana (Pierre) H.J.Lam.,
Seed Kernel


*Akhideno, L. O. 1; Ogboru, R. O. 2;
Clement, N. 1


1Moist Forest Zonal Research Station, Benin City, Edo

2Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State







Type: Research

DOI: 10.15580/GJAS.2019.1.012119023



This study examined the pre-treatment effects on the germination of Dacryodes klaineana. The study was
conducted in the nursery of Moist Forestry Research, Station,
Okhuesan-Ubiaja, Edo State. The seed kernels were subjected to four (4)
different pre-treatment methods and a control with each treatment replicated
five times. However, 16 weeks after planting, seeds roasted in fire for 5
minutes had the highest germination percentage of 86% followed by those
soaked with H2S­04(60%) and scarification (50%) by
filling respectively. Dacryodes
seeds kernel roasted in fire will yield desirably despite the
hard seed coat and also saves cost and time. 
It is however recommended for seedling propagation


Submitted: 21/02/2019

Accepted:  23/02/2019

Published: 30/03/2019




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klaineana, pre-treatment, germination percentage and seedlings emergence



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