Effect of storage period on germination of sweet pepper seeds

Thakur, P.C.; Joshi, S.; Verma, T.S.; Kapoor, K.S.

Capsicum Newsletter 1989(7): 58-59


Seeds of 3 Capsicum annuum varieties with a 6-7% moisture content were stored in brown paper envelopes at 2-26 degrees C for 1-5 years. Seeds stored for 1-3 years germinated within 16-18 days, while older seeds took up to 22 days.