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Role of high temperature pretreatments on seed germination of desert species of Sida (Malvaceae)
Author(s): D. D. Chawan
Article Topic(s): Germination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Sida rhombifolia (Cuban jute),
AbstractInvestigates whether high temperatures can break dormancy in species of Sida. The study concludes that pretreatment with high temperatures increases germination and that seeds could tolerate extremely high temperatures.
Suggested CitationD. D. Chawan. "Role of high temperature pretreatments on seed germination of desert species of Sida (Malvaceae)." Oecologia 6.4 (1971): 343-349.