Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 11, pp 1393–1394 | Cite as

Eco-physiological studies onZornia diphylla pers. with reference to adaptive seed dormancy

  • H. P. Singh
Biologica
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Summary

Seeds ofZornia diphylla possess a complex type of dormancy which is of great survival value for the species. Seeds show polymorphism. The optimum temperature for germination explains the cause of its distribution in the tropics. The grazing and scraping promotes the vegetative growth.

Keywords

Vegetative Growth Seed Dormancy Complex Type Great Survival Adaptive Seed 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Post-graduate Department of BotanySt. Andrew's CollegeGorakhpurIndia)

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