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- Butler, O.
- Agronomy journal 1919 v.11 no.3 pp. 114-118
- potatoes; seed tubers; seed germination; Solanum tuberosum; storage; temperature; oxygen; relative humidity
- ... We have found in the course of our study of the factors constituting the environment of stored tubers that: Germination can be satisfactorily retarded by lowering the temperature to 3.74 degrees C., or by reducing the oxygen supply to an extent which is tantamount to storing in "dead air." Germination can be retarded by storing in "dead air" at a mean temperature of 9.31 degrees C. more effectivel ...