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Effects of burial by sand on seedling growth and survival in six tropical sand dune species from the Gulf of Mexico
Author(s): M. L. Martinez and P. MorenoCasasola
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Coastal Research
Article Topic(s): Light,Germination
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Laboratory
Species Referenced: Ipomoea pes-caprae (Railroad vine),
AbstractResearches the effects of burial on germination of six species, including Ipomoea pes-caprae and Schizachyrium scoparium. In general, burial increased plant vigor, although growth form affected species' ability to withstand burial.
Suggested CitationM. L. Martinez and P. MorenoCasasola. "Effects of burial by sand on seedling growth and survival in six tropical sand dune species from the Gulf of Mexico." Journal of Coastal Research 12.2 (1996): 406-419.