Germination studies and cryopreservation of seeds of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) - a recalcitrant species

Chaudhury, R.; Chandel, K.P.S.

Cryo Letters 15(3): 145-150


Seeds of Piper nigrum showed high moisture content at shedding. They withstood desiccation down to 12% moisture content but viability loss increased with reduction in moisture level below 12%.