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Chilling requirements for breaking dormancy of western pine seedlings

R. J. Steinhoff

Chilling requirements for breaking dormancy of western pine seedlings

by R. J. Steinhoff

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Published by Utah in Ogden .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 6

SeriesU.S. Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. U.S.D.A. Forest Service research note INT-153, USDA Forest Service research note INT -- 153.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.
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Open LibraryOL25596329M

This exposure to cold temperatures is required for fruit trees to break dormancy. Average chilling hours during the winter for various Mississippi locations are these: Hattiesburg, to ; Jackson, to ; Mississippi State University, to ; and Holly Springs, to Dormancy and Indoor Bonsai by Brent Walston Introduction The most difficult barrier to growing bonsai indoors is the need for a cold dormant period in temperate climate woody plants. The following article discusses the problems associated with dormancy and how one may overcome them. Outdoor versus Indoor All trees are outdoor trees.

Chilling Chilling, or the number of hours below 45°F, is an important climatic factor that influences bud break, fruit set, and fruit development. Most varieties require from to chilling hours in the winter to break dormancy in a normal manner. CYPA1 Is Involved in the Regulation of Endogenous ABA Levels and Dormancy in Seed. In Arabidopsis, there are four members of the CYPA gene family that encode ABA 8′-hydroxylases. Our previous study has shown that CYPA2 mRNAs predominantly accumulate in dry seeds and that this gene is up-regulated immediately after imbibition. The cypa2 mutant seeds exhibit enhanced dormancy .

Capacity, and Bud Dormancy in Three Western Conifers 1 Richard W. Tinus, Karen E. Burr 2 Stephen J. Wallner, and Rudy M. King AbstractPonderosa pine, Douglas-fir, and Engelmann spruce seedlings were greenhouse container grown, then cold acclimated and deacclimated in growth chambers over 19 weeks. Stem cold hardiness, new. Juglans nigra L. Black Walnut. Juglandaceae -- Walnut family. Robert D. Williams. Black walnut (Juglans nigra), also called eastern black walnut and American walnut, is one of the scarcest and most coveted native natural groves frequently found in .


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Chilling requirements for breaking dormancy of western pine seedlings by R. J. Steinhoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Chilling requirements for breaking dormancy of western white pine seedlings. [R J Steinhoff; R J Hoff; Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)].

CONCLUSIONS Both 1-year-old and 2-year-old western white pine seedlings appear to require a minimum of 14 weeks of artificial chilling at 40° F.

(16 weeks probably are near optimum) to obtain maximum "normal" growth. Additional chilling will promote. The timing of budburst or breaking of dormancy can be modeled in many ways (Kramer, ); Species with non-obligate chilling requirements (such as loblolly pine) may burst bud as day length increases in the spring in mid-latitudes (Garber, The chilling requirement of western hemlock seedlings.

For. Sci. 25, –Cited by:   Western white pine (Pinus monticola) seeds exhibit deep dormancy at maturity and seed populations require several months of moist chilling to Cited by: The cultivars examined showed a range of chilling requirements (chill units, CU), between CU (Currot) and CU (Orange Red), though most of them showed chilling requirements between.

During the winter months, temperate fruit trees go into dormancy; it is only broken when the trees have endured a certain amount of time with temperatures between 32.

Breaking dormancy date, endodormancy period, chill requirements in chill units (CU) and chill portions (CP), full flowering time, heat requirements in Growing Degree Hours (GDH), flowering intensity and productivity in a scale from 1 to 5 of “Desmayo Largueta”, “Penta” and “Tardona” almond cultivars during –, – The degree to which freezer storage fulfilled the chilling requirement of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl.

ex Laws.) seedlings of two sources was determined by monitoring their development after potting or planting. The seedlings were lifted in September, October, November, or March and subjected to storage before outplanting.

The fulfillment of chilling was assessed by measuring days to. Seedlings require a period of chill- ing to complete their dormancy cycle before they will resume growth in response to longer photoperiods and favorable spring temperatures.

The chilling requirement for Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii[Mirb.] Franco) is 1, to 2, Vol Number 1 () These crops require some critical amount of winter chilling to break the dormant stage (Saure, ). Early dormancy is the period when it becomes increasingly difficult to force the buds to grow.

When the chill accumulated in a determined area during the autumn–winter period is not sufficient for a cultivar to break dormancy, incomplete dormancy release affects tree behaviour in three main ways, which are proportional to the degree of insufficiency: bud burst delay, low bud burst rate and lack of uniformity of leafing and bloom.

The seasonal timing of seed germination is critical for plant fitness in different climates. To germinate at the right time of year, seeds respond to seasonal environmental cues, such as cold temperatures.

We characterized genetic variation in seed dormancy responses to cold across the geographic range of a widespread annual plant. Induction of secondary seed dormancy during winter conditions.

Chilling hours are monitored in the nursery, and seedlings are typically lifted after or more chilling hours have accumulated. This provides seedlings that should be planted immediately or stored for no more than 2 or 3 days. When chilling hours have accumulated, seedlings reach peak dormancy and can be cold-stored for up to 8–12 weeks.

Introduction. Commercially successful cultivation of many fruit and nut trees requires the fulfillment of a winter chilling requirement, which is specific for every tree cultivar.In order to avoid frost damage of sensitive tissue in the cold winters of their regions of origin, trees from temperate or cold climates evolved a period of dormancy during the cold season.

The Chilling Requirements for a Methley Plum Tree. Descended from plums introduced by the noted botanist Luther Burbank in Santa Rosa, California, Japanese plums fare better in warm climates than. Tree - Tree - Tree height growth: The two primary determinants of height growth are the number of height growth units (the node plus its subtending internode) produced during each growing season and elongation of the internodes.

This process is sensitive to environmental factors such as water availability, soil quality, and climatic variation, as well as to the time of year when height growth. Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr. Eastern Hemlock. Pinaceae -- Pine family. Godman and Kenneth Lancaster.

Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), also called Canada hemlock or hemlock spruce, is a slow-growing long-lived tree which unlike many trees grows well in may take to years to reach maturity and may live for years or more.

Dormancy is broken when sufficient cold temperatures break down the growth inhibitors within the tree. The simplest model uses a specific number of cumulative hours of chill (temperatures lower than 45°F) required to break dormancy.

Seasonal patterns of frost hardiness and the effects of photoperiod, water stress, and low temperature on hardiness development were examined in shoots of 1st-year seedlings of western red cedar (Thuja plicata Donn), yellow cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis (D.

Don) Spach), and white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss).Under natural conditions, spruce hardened in two stages starting in early. This is an adaptive feature to prevent plants from breaking dormancy on warm winter days. Continue Reading Apples have chilling requirements of to 1, hours at a temperature of 32°F to 45°F.

Recently I read that certain oils and also thiocyanates have this property if applied to dormant trees. Oddly the fugicide, Ziram, is a thiocyanate. I speculate whether it may be of use for "chilling". About the Author asder 17th July am #UserID: Posts: 43 View All asder's Edible Fruit Trees.than are available may break dormancy late and fail to set fruit.

Varieties recommended for a given loca-tion typically have chilling requirements within hours of the average accumula-tion for that site (Fig. 3, Table 1). Peach varieties are usually compared to others that have similar chilling requirements and that ripen in a given period.Varieties better adapted to colder climates usually have chilling requirements between to 1, hours.

“Low-chill” varieties, adapted to warm-winter climates, might require or even fewer chill hours (as in the case of these pomegranates).