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Publication Type J
Authors MCMILLAN, C
Author Full Name MCMILLAN, C
Title THE LONGEVITY OF SEAGRASS SEEDS
Source AQUATIC BOTANY
Language English
Document Type Note
Keywords Plus DECIPIENS OSTENFELD HYDROCHARITACEAE; HALOPHILA-ENGELMANNII HYDROCHARITACEAE; SYRINGODIUM-FILIFORME; HALODULE-WRIGHTII; GERMINATION; RESERVE; PANAMA; TEXAS
Abstract The greatest longevity of seagrass seeds is reported for Syringodium filiforme Kutz. Seeds of Syringodium from Texas continued to germinate for 4 years and 1 month. Halodule wrightii Aschers. seeds from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, continued to germinate for 3 years and 10 months and Halodule uninervis (Forsk.) Aschers. seeds from Australia for 3 years and 5 months. Seeds of Halophila engelmannii Aschers. from Texas germinated after 2 years and storage under dark conditions.
Reprint Address MCMILLAN, C (reprint author), UNIV TEXAS,DEPT BOT,AUSTIN,TX 78713, USA.
Cited Reference Count 13
Times Cited 21
Total Times Cited Count (WoS, BCI, and CSCD) 24
Publisher ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Publisher City AMSTERDAM
Publisher Address PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
ISSN 0304-3770
29-Character Source Abbreviation AQUAT BOT
ISO Source Abbreviation Aquat. Bot.
Publication Date MAY
Year Published 1991
Volume 40
Issue 2
Beginning Page 195
Ending Page 198
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.1016/0304-3770(91)90097-O
Page Count 4
Web of Science Category Plant Sciences; Marine & Freshwater Biology
Subject Category Plant Sciences; Marine & Freshwater Biology
Document Delivery Number FP899
Unique Article Identifier WOS:A1991FP89900009
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