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Germination and emergence of understorey and tall canopy forbs used in naturalistic sowing mixes. A comparison of performance in vitro v the field
Author(s): H. Ahmad, J. D. Hitchmough
Journal: Seed Science and Technology
Journal Link: http://www.seedtest.org/en/content---1--1084.html
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Germination
Research Setting(s): Field, Laboratory
Species Referenced: Phlox divaricata (Wild blue phlox),
AbstractInvestigates the chilling requirements for germination of forbs used in naturalistic sowing mixes. Chilling increased germination for most species. Germination in the lab differed significantly from field emergence.
Suggested CitationH. Ahmad, and J. D. Hitchmough. "Germination and emergence of understorey and tall canopy forbs used in naturalistic sowing mixes. A comparison of performance in vitro v the field." Seed Science and Technology 35.3 (2007): 624-637.