Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Cyclic production of capsules in flax

Authors

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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Abstract

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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