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Seed Cleaning and Germination Testing Procedures for the Restoration of Ground Layer Plants in a Longleaf Pine Ecosystem
Author(s): J. Barbour
Article Topic(s): Germination, Propagation, Restoration, Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine
Species Referenced: Silphium compositum (Kidney-leaf rosinweed),
AbstractThis study includes preliminary data for the seed germination of 34 species found in Longleaf pine understories. The authors indicate that prechilling Silphium compositum seeds for 28 days increased germination from 2% to 19%.
Suggested CitationJ. Barbour. "Seed Cleaning and Germination Testing Procedures for the Restoration of Ground Layer Plants in a Longleaf Pine Ecosystem." in Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Proceedings of the Sixth Longleaf Alliance Regional Conference 13-17 November 2006, University of Georgia - Tifton. Longleaf Alliance Report No. 10. Accessed 2 September 2011 (2006): http://clpe.auburn.edu/Pubs/Proceedings%20of%20the%20Sixth%20Longleaf%20Alliance%20Regional%20Conference.pdf#page=18.