lixivium


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lixivium

(lɪkˈsɪvɪəm)
n, pl -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
1. (Elements & Compounds) the alkaline solution obtained by leaching wood ash with water; lye
2. (Elements & Compounds) any solution obtained by leaching
[C17: from Late Latin, from lix lye]
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Generally, the PHS resistant varieties usually have voidless glumes and high level of lixivium of seed coat, which could prevent the embryos from germination in case of continuous raining after seed maturation before harvest.