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Seed germination of indigenous trees in Botswana

Tabe Tietema

Seed germination of indigenous trees in Botswana

by Tabe Tietema

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Published by ACTS Press, African Centre for Technology Studies, Biomass Users Network, Forestry Association of Botswana in Nairobi, Kenya, Harare, Zimbabwe, Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana.,
  • Botswana
    • Subjects:
    • Tree crops -- Propagation -- Botswana,
    • Trees -- Propagation -- Botswana,
    • Tree crops -- Botswana -- Seeds,
    • Trees -- Botswana -- Seeds,
    • Germination

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-106).

      StatementTabe Tietema, Eldbjorg Merkesday, Jan Schroten.
      SeriesDrylands research series ;, 4, Technical series ;, 2, 1992, Drylands research series ;, no. 4., Technical series (Forestry Association of Botswana) ;, 1992, 2.
      ContributionsMerkesdal, Eldbjorg., Schroten, Jan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB171.B55 T54 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1391420M
      ISBN 109966410384
      LC Control Number92980206
      OCLC/WorldCa27035914

      Efforts to cross the black birch and yellow birch have been successful, though the hybrid generation has low vigor and low seed germination rates. Black birch trees are classified as intolerant of shade and in densely populated areas where there is no access to sunlight, the trees will succumb to competition.   The seeds illustrated by Anne Hayes here can be found in coastal forests in northern NSW and southern Queensland. A Decrease font size. A Increase font size. An illustrated peanut tree seed, Sterculia quadrifida. Image credit: Anne Hayes. TO SURVIVE IN Australia’s unforgiving climate, trees and shrubs have developed ingenious ways to release.

      Larner Seeds supplies seeds and plants of California native wildflowers, bunchgrasses, shrubs, vines, and trees, as well as relevant books, new and rare, design consultation, restoration garden tools, and native-plant related gift items. The seeds fall to the ground and go about dogwood seed germination on their own. Your first step toward dogwood seed propagation is to collect seeds from native trees. In the South, collect seeds in early autumn, but make it November in the northernmost regions of the U.S.

        Local communities in southern Africa derive many benefits from marula [Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro]. These include the contribution of this species towards health, nutrition, food security and conservation by sharing local skills and knowledge related to it. Marula fruits can be eaten fresh, squeezed to make juice, brewed in traditional beer or used to Cited by: 8. Sixteen samples of Tylosema esculentum from Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa were tested, and the plant's chemical composition was analyzed. The results showed that the Marama bean seeds contained high lipid and protein levels (% protein content, Family: Fabaceae.


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Seed germination of indigenous trees in Botswana by Tabe Tietema Download PDF EPUB FB2

The existing knowledge on the germination and propagation of indigenous tree species for forestry programmes in Botswana is summarized. Subjects discussed include: (1) factors determining the germination of seeds; (2) practical aspects of seed collection and storage; and (3) practical aspects of raising seedlings in a nursery.

For some 60 tree species, information is provided on seed treatment Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Effect of Seed Pre-sowing Treatment on Germination of Three Acacia Species Indigenous to Botswana Lorato Rasebeka1, Thembinkosi Mathowa1 and Witness Mojeremane1* 1Department of Crop Science and Production, Botswana College of Agriculture, Private BagGaborone, Botswana.

Authors’ contributionsFile Size: KB. The results show that cold water pre-treatment of A. africana seeds only gave a fair germination percentage ( to %) and reduced dormancy period. On the other hand, the effect of hot water pre-treatment on the seeds gave adverse result ( to %).

A germination study of Peltophorum africanum seeds was conducted in the laboratory of the Department of Crop Science and Production, Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources from May to June Seeds were collected from Butale and Gaborone to assess effect of pre-sowing treatments on germination.

Indigenous fruit trees play an important role in rural areas in Malawi. However, scant information is available on propagation techniques for these species. Freshly obtained seeds of 16 indigenous fruit trees and one exotic species were, therefore, collected in and tested for germination after applying 8 different seed by: This study aimed to test seed treatments of six indigenous tree species to improve germination rates.

The seeds Seed germination of indigenous trees in Botswana book incubated in germination chambers at 30°C and 26°C to establish the effects.

Full text of "Trees of Botswana: Names and Distribution" See other formats. «BOTSWANA - TREES & FLORA GUIDE». The Sausage tree (Moporoto) is often referred to as the bush Christmas tree, as its long sausage type fruits decorate this lovely shade tree.

It is advisable not to spend to long under these trees as these fruits weighing as much as 3. Titoki is a tree of lowland forest particularly river terraces. It flowers in the spring and fruit is ready a year later.

The glossy black seed is enclosed within a bright red fleshy coat inside a woody capsule. In collecting seed off the ground look for all three forms – capsule, black seed and fleshy coat. Indigenous fruit trees play an important role in rural areas in Malawi.

However, information on propagation techniques for these species is scantily available. Freshly obtained seed of 16 indigenous fruit trees and one exotic species were therefore collected and tested for germination after applying eight different seed by: An understanding of seed germination ecology is enhanced by information on kind of dormancy in the seeds, life cycle of the species and seasonal changes in environmental conditions such as temperature and precipitation (and soil salinity for halophytes) in the habitat from the time of seed dispersal to germination.

Expose the seed to light during germination. Either don’t cover the seed at all or cover very lightly. Hot water: Pour hot water ( deg F) over the seeds and let them sit overnight before planting. Germinating Seed Indoors The following are some general File Size: 26KB.

Effects of different pre-Sowing treatments on germination of Peltophorum africanum Sond seeds from two provenances in Botswana. Amoakoh OA, Nortey DDN, Sagoe F, Amoako PK, Jallah CK.

Effect of presowing treatments on germination and early growth performance of Puoteria Science and Technology 13(2), Amusa TO. Effects of three pre. Seed Treatments for Enhancing Germination of Colophospermum mopane Seeds: A Multipurpose Tree in Botswana: W. Mojeremane and T. Kgati: Abstract: Laboratory trials were carried out to evaluate the effects of concentrated sulphuric acid (98%), mechanical scarification, hot water, cold water and dry heat on the germination capacity of five-years-old Colophospermum mopane seeds.

Outlines methods used to propagate native species from seed for small or large scale revegetation, tree planting or direct seeding projects. With increasing community recognition of the many problems associated with past clearing of native vegetation, interest in the propagation of indigenous plants has dramatically increased over the past few years.

Abstract. Domestication and improvement of traditionally used wild indigenous fruit trees hold great promise in agroforestry development. Strychnos cocculoides is a wild indigenous fruit tree that was ranked third by farmers and is one of the priority species chosen for domestication in southern Africa.

This study was conducted with the objective of determining the variability in fruit, seed Cited by: Germination code F – Seeds take two years to germinate. Sow outside in the fall or winter and look for germination in the second spring. A shady location prevents the flats from rapid drying and reduces weeding.

Trillium, wild ginger, solomon’s-seal, bellwort, blue-bead lily, Canada-mayflower, false solomon’s-seal. is adopted. The germination of seeds under natural conditions is a limiting factor for plant regeneration.

To mitigate this problem, an efficient protocol was developed for in vitro micropropagation via seed germination of Adansonia digitata. Mature and immature seed explants from the mother tree were used for the plant regeneration. As such, in their native climates, even if those plants produce seeds in late-summer and germinate right after that, those little seedlings aren’t at risk of dying at first frost.

Since hot climates don’t have winter weather to worry about, plants can just keep on growing year-round. Silverhill Seeds and Books, Su Bergvliet, Cape Town, South Africa Telephone: +27 21 / Fax: +27 86 E-mail: [email protected]  Burrows, C.J.

() Germination requirements of the seeds of native trees, shrubs, and vines. Canterbury Botanical Jour 42 – Burrows, C.J. () Germination behavior of the seeds of the New Zealand species Aristotelia serrata, Coprosma robusta, Cordyline australis, Myrtus obcordata, and Schefflera by: Plant Propagation from Seed.

Seeds of Australian plants can be purchased from several commercial suppliers and some Regional groups of the Society can provide seed of a range of different species to their members. Not all seed germinates easily. Some seeds have a physical or chemical inhibitor to germination designed so that the seed will only germinate in natural habitats when conditions are.