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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

Year: 2006

Article Topic(s): Germination, Propagation, Restoration, Seed collecting
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine

Species Referenced: Silphium compositum (Kidney-leaf rosinweed),

Abstract

This 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 Citation

J. 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.

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