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Seed-bank dynamics of the tropical weed Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae): incidence of seedling emergence, predators and pathogens
Author(s): C. Rodriguez, M. A. Garcia
Journal: Seed Science Research
Article Topic(s): Germination, Pathology, Seed storage
Research Setting(s): Field, Urban
Species Referenced: Sida rhombifolia (Cuban jute),
AbstractStudies the seed-bank dynamics of Sida rhombifolia in Brazil for two years. Seedling emergence only occurred during the first year. Seedlings did not emerge from depths greater than 5 cm. Most of the seed loss was from predators and pathogens.
Suggested CitationC. Rodriguez, and M. A. Garcia. "Seed-bank dynamics of the tropical weed Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae): incidence of seedling emergence, predators and pathogens." Seed Science Research 19.4 (2009): 241-248.