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Methods in weed ecology: glue retains seeds in shatter-prone seedheads

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http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/14512
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Abstract:
The difficulty of measuring fecundity of weeds with shatter-prone seeds can be overcome by postanthesis application of nontoxic glues to seedheads. Such glues reduced seed losses of redroot pigweed to ,5% of total seed production compared with 12 to 14% for nontreated plants.
Author(s):
Forcella, F. , Amundson, G.B.
Subject(s):
weeds , Amaranthus retroflexus , seed shattering , new methods , seed productivity , weed science , adhesives , fecundity , seed dispersal , seeds , inflorescences
Format:
p. 183-185.
Note:
Includes references
Source:
Weed technology : a journal of the Weed Science Society of America 2004 Jan.-Mar., v. 18, no. 1
Language:
English
Year:
2004
Collection:
Journal Articles, USDA Authors, Peer-Reviewed
Rights:
Works produced by employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties are not copyrighted within the U.S. The content of this document is not copyrighted.