Jack Lambert (RJL6) rjl6 at CORNELL.EDU
Mon Jul 7 05:39:21 CEST 1997

At 10:49 PM -0400 6/29/97, McClements, Jim wrote:
>>>>>>>> about whether seed (of arisaemas) keeps its viability better if it
>>>>>>>>is stored in the berry and/or refrigerated........last December I
>>>>>>>>took recently collected seeds of A. sikokianum and divided them
>>>>>>>>into four groups for 6 months storage, as follows.....no
>>>>>>>>significant difference in them.....species is a ready germinator,
>>>>>>>>and the results might be different for a period longer than six

Interesting, Jim, and nicely done.   I, for one, would be interested in the
effect on one to two year old seed since frequently it is eighteen month (
seed that is offered in the catalogues and appears on the Exchanges.

You have seem to have the inquisitiveness of an Archimedes, care to try for
the patience of Job?   :>)

Ithaca, NY  Zone IVB   Hard frosts mid-September through early June.

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