Salt tolerance of safflower
AuthorsL. E. Francois
D. M. Yermanos
Authors AffiliationsL. E. Francois is Agronomist, U. S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside; D. M. Yermanos is Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Riverside; Leon Bernstein is Plant Physiologist, U. S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside.
Hilgardia 18(9):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v018n09p12. September 1964.
Safflower is highly salt tolerant, according to results of field plot experiments in 1962 and 1963 However, safflower appears to be only about half as salt tolerant during germination as during later stages of growth Salinity decreases the oil percentage of the seed, but oil quality is unaffected.
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