Moisture stress affects germination of longleaf and slash pine seeds

  • Authors: Barnett, James P.
  • Publication Year: 1969
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Forest Science, Volume 15, Number 3, 275-276 p.

Abstract

Osmotic stresses greater than 8 atm markedly reduced germination of both Pinus palustris Mill. P. elliotii Engelm. seeds. At stresses of 18 or more atm, no germination occurred. Moisture content at the onset of germination was twice as high in longleaf as in slash pine seeds.

  • Citation: Barnett, James P. 1969. Moisture stress affects germination of longleaf and slash pine seeds. Forest Science, Volume 15, Number 3, 275-276 p.
  • Keywords: Pinus palustris, P. elliotii, water absorption
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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