TO SEED... OR NOT TO SEED
- Perennial breakthroughs. Martinez, Sarah // Garden Center Magazine;Oct2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p30
The article looks at tissue culture and embryo rescue, lab-based propagation and breeding techniques used by gardeners. In tissue culture, plant clones are produced in sterile conditions and are grown in nutrient-fortified gels. The plants are then transferred into a more traditional greenhouse...
- Miscanthus Clones Display Large Variation in Floral Biology and Different Environmental Sensitivities Useful for Breeding. Arnoult, Stéphanie; Quillet, Marie-Christine; Brancourt-Hulmel, Maryse // BioEnergy Research;Mar2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p430
A wider range of Miscanthus varieties is required to develop Miscanthus clones that are suitable for bioenergy production. For this reason, breeding programs need to be initiated using knowledge regarding the genetic influence on floral biological traits. The objective of the present study was...
- What's So Special About Flowers? Niklas, Karl // Natural History;May99, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p42
Describes the reproductive maturity of flowering plants or angiosperms. Discussion on the formation of a flower; Types of leaflike structures in the flowers of some angiosperms; Distinction between angiosperms and gymnosperms.
- Correction:. Neufeld, Chet; Hrycan, William // Gardener for the Prairies;Winter2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p5
A correction to the article "Propagate Your Pond," by Vera Oster which appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of "The Gardener for the Prairies," is presented.
- Forever young. Barnes, Bill // American Nurseryman;7/1/94, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p51
Discusses juvenility as an important aspect of plant propagation. Complexity of plant physiology; Distinct phases of plant development; Characteristics of juvenility; Impact of environmental and cultural conditions on rooted cuttings; Effect of fertilizers on the rooting process.
- LONELY HEARTS in Biodiversity Hotspots. Burd, Martin // Australasian Science;Sep2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p19
The article provides information on the reproduction of flowering plants. According to ecologists, pollinators are more attracted to the plants that make the largest investment in petals, nectar and number of flowers. The idea known as Bateman's principle indicates that it was the success of the...
- Effect of Seeding Date on Establishment of Native Grasses. Meyer, Mary Hockenberry; Gaynor, Virginia A. // Native Plants Journal (Indiana University Press);Fall2002, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p132
Presents the study conducted by Mary Hockenberry Meyer and Virginia A. Gaynor which identifies the best planting dates for warm-season grasses and the successful dormant seeding date for cool-season grasses. Materials and methods; Results and discussion; Recommendations and conclusions.
- Mass planting to help ensure moorland's future. // Garden;Feb2006, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p80
Reports on a mass planting project on parts of moorlands in Peak District, England, in an effort to restore habitats damaged by erosion, pollution, fires and overgrazing. Details of the plant propagation project; Information on some plant species being propagated, such as common cotton grass...
- 50 Years Ago: Dianthus (Pinks) A lovely border and rockery plant. Munro, A. // Prairie Garden;2009, Issue 70, p169
The article presents a reprint of the article "50 Years Ago: Dianthus (Pinks): A Lovely border and rockery plant," by A. Munro, which appeared in the "The 1959 Prairie Garden." The article focuses on dianthus or pinks. Pinks grow more favorably on light, warm soil and one that will not become...