GERMINATION CONDITIONS OF BULBOUS-ROOTED CHERVIL SEEDS (CHAEROPHYLLUM BULBOSUM L.)

R. Augé, P. Bourgeais, J.Y. Péron
Bulbous-rooted chervil achenes do not show any inhibition of tegumentry nature; their dormancy is of an embryonary type. It sets up at the time of dessication and disappears only under the effect of wet cold (at least 8 weeks at 5°C). The numerous trials : anoxy, various regulators have not provoked any breaking of dormancy.

The germination is the best at temperatures between 5 and 10°C ; at 25 or 30°C, a strong inhibition is noticed. Light or darkness have no effect.

Augé, R., Bourgeais, P. and Péron, J.Y. (1989). GERMINATION CONDITIONS OF BULBOUS-ROOTED CHERVIL SEEDS (CHAEROPHYLLUM BULBOSUM L.). Acta Hortic. 242, 239-248
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1989.242.32
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1989.242.32

Acta Horticulturae