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Perspectives on the biology of Heliotropium curassavicum in the Deltaic Mediterranean coast of Egypt
Author(s): A. K. Hegazy, M. I. Soliman and I. A. Mashaly
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research
Journal Link: http://www.speciation.net/Database/Journals/Arab-Gulf-Journal-of-Scientific-Research-;i803
Article Topic(s): Invasive species,Phenology,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Agricultural
Species Referenced: Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt heliotrope),
AbstractDescribes the biology of Heliotropium currassavicum in Egypt, where this species is a serious agricultural weed. Heliotropium curassavicum is able to germinate intermittently and in open areas, contributing to its spread. The species also produces adventitious root buds that promote wide spreading. Chromosomal abnormalities result in reduced pollen fertility and shift reproduction from sexual to vegetative.
Suggested CitationA. K. Hegazy, M. I. Soliman and I. A. Mashaly. "Perspectives on the biology of Heliotropium curassavicum in the Deltaic Mediterranean coast of Egypt." Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research 12.3 (1994): 525-545.
Article LinksISSN: 1015-4442