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Seed flotation and germination of salt marsh plants: The effects of stratification, salinity, and/or inundation regime
Author(s): T. Elsey-Quirk, B. A. Middleton and C. E. Proffitt
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Aquatic Botany
Article Topic(s): Germination, Water
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse, Wetland
Species Referenced: Iva frutescens (Jesuit's bark),
AbstractExamines the effects of cold stratification and salinity on eight salt marsh species, including Iva frutescens and Borrichia frutescens. Fresh seeds of Iva frutescens were non-dormant during dispersal.
Suggested CitationT. Elsey-Quirk, B. A. Middleton and C. E. Proffitt. "Seed flotation and germination of salt marsh plants: The effects of stratification, salinity, and/or inundation regime." Aquatic Botany 91.1 (2009): 40-46.