Endosperm cap weakening and endo-beta-mannanase activity during priming of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum cv. Moneymaker) seeds are initiated upon crossing a threshold water potential.

P.E. Toorop, A.C. van Aelst, H.W.M. Hilhorst

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30 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-491
JournalSeed Science Research
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Cryo-scanning electron microscopy
  • Endo-β-mannanase
  • Germination
  • Priming
  • Puncture force
  • Tomato seeds

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