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Growth and development of bigroot morningglory (Ipomoea pandurata)

Author(s): M. J. Horak and L. M. Wax

Month: Oct-Dec
Year: 1991

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Weed Technology
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Pages: 805-810

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods,Germination,Phenology
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Ipomoea pandurata (Man of the earth),


Describes the growth and development of Ipomoea pandurata seeded in a field. Emergence occurred 75 days after seeding, flower production began 630 days after seeding, and perennial growth began 460 days after seeding. After 600 days, shoot dry weight increased 15 fold. After 300 days, root dry weight significantly increased. The root:shoot ratio increased throughout the study.

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M. J. Horak and L. M. Wax. "Growth and development of bigroot morningglory (Ipomoea pandurata)." Weed Technology 5.4 (1991): 805-810.

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