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Chapter 209

Studies on the seed dormancy and breaking of seed dormancy of barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli Beauv. var. oryzicola Ohwi)

Hayashi, M.; Kuroki, O.

Japanese Journal of Tropical Agriculture 16(4): 276-282


ISSN/ISBN: 0021-5260
Accession: 000208600

Washing E. crus-galli seeds or subjecting them to alternating temperatures promoted germination in deeply dormant seeds and broke dormancy in lightly-dormant seeds; a combination of both treatments always broke dormancy. When seeds were soaked in water, eluates contained both growth inhibitors and promotors.

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