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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

Year: 2007

Journal: Seed Science and Technology
Journal Link: http://www.seedtest.org/en/content---1--1084.html
Volume: 35
Issue: 3
Pages: 624-637

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Germination
Research Setting(s): Field, Laboratory

Species Referenced: Phlox divaricata (Wild blue phlox),

Abstract

Investigates 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.

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H. 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.

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