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Propagation of Asclepias tuberosa from Short Root Segments

Author(s): R. Ecker and A. Barzilay

Month: Dec
Year: 1993

Journal: Scientia Horticulturae
Volume: 56
Issue: 2
Pages: 171-174

Article Topic(s): Propagation
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Asclepias tuberosa (Butterflyweed),


Upper root segments of Asclepias tuberosa emerged and produced flowers sooner than middle or lower root segments that were grown in pots.

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R. Ecker and A. Barzilay. "Propagation of Asclepias tuberosa from Short Root Segments." Scientia Horticulturae 56.2 (1993): 171-174.

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ISSN: 0304-4238
DOI: 10.1016/0304-4238(93)90018-L

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