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Influence of seed age and inbreeding on germination and seedling growth in Hibiscus moscheutos (Malvaceae)
Author(s): H. Liu and T. P. Spira
Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Article Topic(s): Germination,Seed storage,Genetics,Restoration
Research Setting(s): Laboratory,Wetland
Species Referenced: Hibiscus moscheutos (Crimson-eyed rose-mallow),
AbstractInvestigates the effects of seed storage and inbreeding on the germination and seedling growth of Hibiscus moscheutos. Inbreeding and increased seed age both resulted in decreased germination percentages but there was no interaction between the two factors.
Suggested CitationH. Liu and T. P. Spira. "Influence of seed age and inbreeding on germination and seedling growth in Hibiscus moscheutos (Malvaceae)." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 128.1 (2001): 16-24.