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Cyclic production of capsules in flax


D. M. Yermanos
G. F. Worker

Authors Affiliations

D. M. Yermanos is Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Riverside; G. F. Worker, Jr. is Associate Specialist in Agronomy, Agronomy Department, University of California, Imperial Valley Field Station, Meloland.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 18(5):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n05p13. May 1964.

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Experiments in the Imperial Valley con- firmed that flax does not produce blooms and capsules continuously but in distinct, successive cycles. Even in a high-yielding field of flax only a small proportion of mature capsules were found to have the full complement of ten seeds.

Yermanos D, Worker G. 1964. Cyclic production of capsules in flax. Hilgardia 18(5):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n05p13
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