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Flooding, root temperature, physiology and growth of two Annona species

Author(s): M. Ojeda, B. Schaffer and F. S. Davies

Month: Sep
Year: 2004

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Tree Physiology
Volume: 24
Issue: 9
Pages: 1019-1025

Article Topic(s): Water,Stress
Research Setting(s): Nursery

Species Referenced: Annona glabra (Pond apple),


Evaluated the effects of root zone temperature and flooding on the growth of Annona glabra and A. muricata. Annona glabra was more flood tolerant than A. muricata. For A. glabra, optimum growth occurred at root zone temperatures of 25-35 C for non-flooded plants and at 20-25 C for flooded plants.

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M. Ojeda, B. Schaffer and F. S. Davies. "Flooding, root temperature, physiology and growth of two Annona species." Tree Physiology 24.9 (2004): 1019-1025.

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ISSN: 0829-318X
DOI: 10.1093/treephys/24.9.1019

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