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Geographic leaf cuticular and morphological variations in Salvia lyrata. L. (cancer-weed) and their possible relationship to salinity

Author(s): G. K. Sharma

Year: 1984

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Current Science
Journal Link: http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/
Volume: 53
Issue: 13
Pages: 682-683

Article Topic(s): Stress, Morphology
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Salvia lyrata (Lyreleaf sage),

Abstract

Studies the effects of a saline environment on the growth, morphology, and flowering of Salvia lyrata in Mississippi. In the highly saline habitat, plant height and inflorescence number were reduced, but the number of trichomes increased compared to less saline environments.

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G. K. Sharma. "Geographic leaf cuticular and morphological variations in Salvia lyrata. L. (cancer-weed) and their possible relationship to salinity." Current Science 53.13 (1984): 682-683.

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ISSN: 0011-3891

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