Pure live seed

Topic:

Seeds

Definition:

“The percentage of pure seeds in a seed lot that have the ability to germinate. The percentage of PLS is determined by multiplying percent germination by percent pure seed and dividing by 100.”

 

References

 

Copeland, L.O., McDonald, M.B., 1999. Principles of Seed Science and Technology. Springer US, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1783-2

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
Physiological dormancy
Qualitative characteristics (of a plant variety)
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