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Author(s):Bould, A.
Author Affiliation:Official Seed Testing Station for England and Wales, Cambridge, UK
Title:The efficiency of several methods of reducing the composite sample to the submitted sample size
Source:Seed Science and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 2, 1978, p. 471-479.
# of Pages:9
Publishing Information:Zurich, Switzerland: International Seed Testing Association
Abstract/Contents:"Reduction of the composite sample to give the submitted sample is often done under warehouse conditions where methods prescribed by ISTA may not always be used. Four methods prescribed in ISTA rules were compared with a number of other methods which are commonly used in practice. The investigation was carried out on samples of known constitution which were designed to present different problems in mixing and dividing seed to give a smaller sample. In general the methods prescribed by ISTA were satisfactory although there was some evidence of operator and/or equipment bias arising. None of the other methods were satisfactory."
Language:English
References:2
Note:Summary appears as abstract
Summary also appears in French and German
"Eighteenth International Seed Testing Congress, Madrid 1977"
"Preprint 60"
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bould, A. 1978. The efficiency of several methods of reducing the composite sample to the submitted sample size. Seed Sci. Technol. 6(2):p. 471-479.
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