Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1967

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Abstract

Today we are in the modern nuclear age of which several nations of the world have role. The United States is a forerunner in the world attempt to conquer the atom and its energy. The American concern in this field is primarily in three areas: (1) the harnessing of the nuclear energy for economic reasons, and (2) the magnitude of nuclear energy as a destructive threat, and (3) the resultant effects of ionizing radiation on biological organism. This study was pertinent to the third area listed above. It was concerned with the effect of gamma-irradiation on seed germination and its resultant effect on plant growth.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Plants, Effect of radiation on
Germination
Irradiation

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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