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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
Publication Type: Article
Article Topic(s): Germination,Light,Stress
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Laboratory
Species Referenced: Andropogon glomeratus (Bushy bluestem),
AbstractDescribes 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.
Suggested CitationM. 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.