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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

Year: 1992

Journal: Weed Research
Volume: 32
Issue: 2
Pages: 103-109

Article Topic(s): Germination, Light
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse, Laboratory

Species Referenced: Sida rhombifolia (Cuban jute),


Compares 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.

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C. 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.
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