Seed Production

Some articles on seed production, seed, production, seeds:

Thinopyrum Intermedium - Seed Production
... Although the primary use of Thinopyrum intermedium is as a forage, seed production is essential because farmers and ranchers continue to establish ... In 1988 over 500 metric tons of seed were harvested in Saskatchewan alone, although more recently the harvest has fallen to less than 225 metric tons in that Canadian ... Average seed yields are about 330 pounds per acre, but on-farm yields of up to 880 pounds per acre have been achieved ...
Carya Glabra - Life History - Seed Production and Dissemination
... Pignut hickory begins to bear seed in quantity in 30 years, with optimum production between 75 and 200 years (16) ... The maximum age for seed production is about 300 years ... Good seed crops occur every year or two with light crops in other years frost can seriously hinder seed production (22) ...
Silphium Perfoliatum - Description - Seed Production
... butterflies, and skippers help to cross-fertilize flowers to produce seeds. 20 to 30 seeds are created in each flower head ... Each seed is about 9 to 15 mm long, 6–9 mm wide, flattened in shape, with a thickness of 1 mm ...
Carya Tomentosa - Life History - Reproduction and Early Growth - Seed Production and Dissemination
... The seed is dispersed from September through December ... a minimum of 25 years to reach commercial seed-bearing age ... Optimum seed production occurs from 40 to 125 years, and the maximum age listed for commercial seed production is 200 years ...

Famous quotes containing the words production and/or seed:

    The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    I am present at the sowing of the seed of the world. With a geometry of sunbeams, the soul lays the foundations of nature.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)