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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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The Role of Light During Phlox drummondii Hook Seed Germination

Author(s): W. J. Carpenter, E. R. Ostmark and J. A. Cornell

Month: Aug
Year: 1993

Journal: Hortscience
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 28
Issue: 8
Pages: 786-788

Article Topic(s): Germination,Light
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Phlox drummondii (Annual phlox),

Abstract

Researches the effects of light on the germination of Phlox drummondii. Increasing the light level and light duration decreased time to germination but not overall germination percentage. The authors conclude that light does not affect initial germination but does inhibit radicle extension.

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W. J. Carpenter, E. R. Ostmark and J. A. Cornell. "The Role of Light During Phlox drummondii Hook Seed Germination." Hortscience 28.8 (1993): 786-788.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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