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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Germination response to temperature, salinity, light and depth of sowing of ten tropical dune species

Author(s): M. L. Martinez, T. Valverde and P. Morenocasasola

Month: Dec
Year: 1992

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Oecologia
Volume: 92
Issue: 3
Pages: 343-353

Article Topic(s): Germination,Light,Stress
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Laboratory

Species Referenced: Andropogon glomeratus (Bushy bluestem),

Abstract

Describes germination responses of tropical dune species including Andropogon glomeratus. This species, along with other cosmopolitan grasses, tolerated both sand burial and salinity. No dormancy mechanisms were found.

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M. L. Martinez, T. Valverde and P. Morenocasasola. "Germination response to temperature, salinity, light and depth of sowing of ten tropical dune species." Oecologia 92.3 (1992): 343-353.

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ISSN: 0029-8549
DOI: 10.1007/BF00317460

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