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Arrowleaf sida (Sida rhombifolia) and prickly sida (Sida spinosa): germination and emergence
Author(s): C. A. Smith, D. R. Shaw, L. J. Newsom
Journal: Weed Research
Article Topic(s): Germination, Light
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse, Laboratory
Species Referenced: Sida rhombifolia (Cuban jute),
AbstractCompares germination percentages of Sida rhombifolia and S. spinosa under different temperature regimes, pH, osmotic stress levels, and planting depths. Maximum germination for S. rhombifolia occurred at 35 degrees C, and light was not necessary for germination.
Suggested CitationC. A. Smith, D. R. Shaw, and L. J. Newsom. "Arrowleaf sida (Sida rhombifolia) and prickly sida (Sida spinosa): germination and emergence." Weed Research 32.2 (1992): 103-109.