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Table 1 Control test setups: Relative germination rate of Adansonia digitata seeds after 10 weeks [%]

From: Adansonia digitata germination tests. Elephants or heat: what causes scarification of seed to facilitate germination?

Treatment2017a2017b20182019a/2020Average
Negative control: no treatment10031
No treatment, planted in sun in Angola 0 1313**
No treatment, planted in shadow in Angola   00
Positive control: manual nicking treatment   7474**
  1. Results obtained in three test setups with 100 seeds per treatment each: 2017a, 2017b, 2018 and 2019a. Significant increase of GR compared to the control without treatment are indicated with *P<0.05, **P<0.01