Seed Vigor and Viability
Definition of seed vigor and seed viability is given below.
|Seed Vigor||Seed Viability|
|Seed vigor is the measure of the physiological stamina and healthiness of the seed.||Seed viability denotes the degree to which seed is alive and metabolically active and possesses enzymes capable of catalytic metabolic reaction need for germination and seed growth.|
|Seed vigor may be defined as those seed properties which determine the potential for rapid uniform emergence and development of normal seedling under a wide range of field condition.||Seed viability means that a seed capable of germinating and producing normal seedling.|
|The organic power of the seed is called seed vigor. On the other hand, the intensity of the living force is called the vigor of the seed.||The term viability refers to seed condition, whether living, dormant or dead.|
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