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Germination of 151-year old Acacia spp. seeds

Author(s): M. W. Leino and J. Edqvist

Month: Jun
Year: 2010

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
Volume: 57
Issue: 5
Pages: 741-746

Article Topic(s): Seed storage,Germination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Vachellia farnesiana (Huisache),


Reports on the germination of 151 year old Acacia seeds from Egypt and stored at room temperature in Sweden. Seeds of two (of five) species germination, including Acacia farnesiana.

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M. W. Leino and J. Edqvist. "Germination of 151-year old Acacia spp. seeds." Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 57.5 (2010): 741-746.

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ISSN: 0925-9864
DOI: 10.1007/s10722-009-9512-5

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