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Evidence of population variation in drought tolerance during seed germination in four Banksia (Proteaceae) species from Western Australia

Cochrane, J. A.; Hoyle, G. L.; Yates, C. J.; Wood, J.; Nicotra, A. B.


Given the predicted changes in rainfall patterns for many Mediterranean climate regions, identifying seed tolerance to moisture stress in the earliest phase of plant development is an important consideration for species conservation, management and restoration. Here, we used polyethylene glycol (PEG 8000) to induce plant water deficit similar to drought stress in a field situation. Seeds of four Western Australia Banksia R.Br. (Proteaceae) species were incubated at seven levels of moisture...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-12-23
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Botany
DOI: 10.1071/BT14132


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