Hilgardia
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New evidence: Light dependency in seed germination

Authors

J. D. Mann
W. B. Storey
L. S. Jordan
B. E. Day
H. Haid

Authors Affiliations

J. D. Mann is Assistant Biochemist, Department of Horticultural Science, University of California, Riverside; W. B. Storey is Horticulturist, Department of Horticultural Science, University of California, Riverside; L. S. Jordan is Associate Plant Physiologist, Department of Horticultural Science, University of California, Riverside; B. E. Day is Plant Physiologist, Department of Horticultural Science, University of California, Riverside; H. Haid is Laboratory Technician, Department of Horticultural Science, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 20(8):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n08p6. August 1966.

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Abstract

When land is made weed-free by chemical control methods, particularly with contact herbicides, the weed-free condition is best maintained by not disturbing the soil. Such disturbance can lead to germination of a new crop of weed seeds that otherwise would remain dormant.

Mann J, Storey W, Jordan L, Day B, Haid H. 1966. New evidence: Light dependency in seed germination. Hilgardia 20(8):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n08p6
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