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Afterripening pattern during cold stratification of achenes of ten perennial Asteraceae from eastern North America, and evolutionary implication

Author(s): C. C. Baskin, J. M. Baskin and M. A. Leck

Year: 1993

Journal: Plant Species Biology
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Pages: 61-65

Article Topic(s): Germination, Propagation
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Eutrochium fistulosum (Joe-pye weed), Mikania scandens (Climbing hempvine),

Abstract

Laboratory experiments with Eupatorium fistulosum, Mikania scandens, and Ratibida pinnata revealed that afterripening decreased the minimum temperature at which seeds were able to germinate.

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C. C. Baskin, J. M. Baskin and M. A. Leck. "Afterripening pattern during cold stratification of achenes of ten perennial Asteraceae from eastern North America, and evolutionary implication." Plant Species Biology 8.1 (1993): 61-65.

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