The Establishment and Maintenance of a Pure Supply of White Sesame Seed

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1935/1936
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Allnut R.B
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It will therefore be necessary to be alert for coloured seeded plants in the multiplication plot. In large scale multiplication it will be impossible to go through the crop plant by plant, in the manner described for obtaining an initial small stock of seed. We shall have to make the sheaf the unit for rouging purposes. In a small sheaf it is possible to see some of the pods of every plant in the sheaf. When quite dry, the pods split open and expose the seed to view,so that a rapid inspection of each sheaf should reveal the presence of any coloured seeded plant. It is possible, however, that a small coloured plant might
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 1, p. 369-371