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Seed germination characteristics of Iris virginica

Author(s): M. D. Morgan

Month: Oct
Year: 1990

Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Volume: 124
Issue: 2
Pages: 209-213

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

Species Referenced: Iris virginica (Virginia iris),


Studies the effects of temperature on the germination of Iris virginica. High germination rates were achieved at a 30/20 thermoperiod. Other seed germination traits included a high level of germination synchrony and conditional dormancy.

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M. D. Morgan. "Seed germination characteristics of Iris virginica." American Midland Naturalist 124.2 (1990): 209-213.

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