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The effects of rudimentary embryos and elevated oxygen on seed dormancy of Eryngium yuccifolium Michx. (Apiaceae)

Author(s): B. Schutte and M. Knee

Year: 2005

Journal: Seed Science and Technology
Journal Link: http://www.seedtest.org/en/content---1--1084.html
Volume: 33
Issue: 1
Pages: 53-62

Article Topic(s): Germination,Seed storage
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),

Abstract

Evaluates dormancy mechanisms in Eryngium yuccifolium. Embryo elongation was a prerequisite for germination and was restricted to cold temperatures. However, germination only occurred in warm temperatures.

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B. Schutte and M. Knee. "The effects of rudimentary embryos and elevated oxygen on seed dormancy of Eryngium yuccifolium Michx. (Apiaceae)." Seed Science and Technology 33.1 (2005): 53-62.

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ISSN: 0251-0952

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