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Accelerated propagation of Chionanthus virginicus via embryo culture

Author(s): C. R. Chan and R. D. Marquard

Month: Feb
Year: 1999

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 34
Issue: 1
Pages: 140-141

Article Topic(s): Propagation
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Chionanthus virginicus (White fringetree),


Germination rates and seedling growth rates of excised immature embryo cultures and seeds were compared in Chionanthus virginicus. Plants originating from embryo cultures had greater mortality, grew more slowly and required more labor than plants grown from mature seeds.

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C. R. Chan and R. D. Marquard. "Accelerated propagation of Chionanthus virginicus via embryo culture." Hortscience 34.1 (1999): 140-141.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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