Germination Vigour versus Delayed Luminescence of Coffee Seeds - Preliminary Series

Cristiano M. Gallep, Evelyn M. do Amaral, Geovana C. Alonco, Lilian Padilha

Abstract

Nine coffee seeds samples submitted to different post-harvest treatments were tested in terms of ultra-weak delayed luminescence and induced to germinate afterwards. Hyperbolic decay function was used to quantify the time profiles and their fitting parameters were correlated to the correspondent germination vigour (total seedlings’ elongation). Good linear relation was found (R2 > 0.85) for the initial value parameter as well as for the decay velocity parameter. These preliminary results point to further tests in order to validate a photonic, non-invasive, non-destructive test for coffee seed’s viability analyses.

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M. Gallep C., M. do Amaral E., C. Alonco G. and Padilha L. (2014). Germination Vigour versus Delayed Luminescence of Coffee Seeds - Preliminary Series . In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-008-6, pages 147-151. DOI: 10.5220/0004677401470151


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics14,
author={Cristiano M. Gallep and Evelyn M. do Amaral and Geovana C. Alonco and Lilian Padilha},
title={Germination Vigour versus Delayed Luminescence of Coffee Seeds - Preliminary Series},
booktitle={Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2014},
pages={147-151},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004677401470151},
isbn={978-989-758-008-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Germination Vigour versus Delayed Luminescence of Coffee Seeds - Preliminary Series
SN - 978-989-758-008-6
AU - M. Gallep C.
AU - M. do Amaral E.
AU - C. Alonco G.
AU - Padilha L.
PY - 2014
SP - 147
EP - 151
DO - 10.5220/0004677401470151