TITLE

Seedling Performance in Two Oak Species

AUTHOR(S)
Bonfil, Consuelo
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
International Oaks;Dec1999, Issue 9, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that deals with the role of seed size in seedling performance of two oak species, Quercus (Q.) rugosa and Q. laurina. It evaluates the effects of seed size and presence or absence of cotyledonary reserves on survival and growth of the two oak species. The paper aims to determine the link between seed size and the differences in the ability of one-month-old seedlings to survive detachment of cotyledons, and the role of reserves remaining the cotyledons at time of detachment in contributing to survival and growth.
ACCESSION #
49120390

 

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