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    A. Parveen, S.A. Khan, R. Abid
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    ABSTRACT: Pollen germination of Carica papaya L., of the family Caricaceae was examined upto 48 weeks in refrigerator (+4oC), freezer (-20oC, -30oC) and freeze drier (-60oC). Pollen stored at low temperature showed better germination percentage as compared to pollen stored at +4oC and fresh. Freeze dried pollen (-60oC) showed the highest germination percentage. Whereas lowering the storage temperature and moisture contents tends to increase the viability.
    Pakistan Journal of Botany 01/2007; 39:1403-1406. · 1.21 Impact Factor