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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Maturity in Smooth Bromegrass1


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  1. Vol. 48 No. 6, p. 253-256
    Received: Feb 9, 1956

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  1. Don F. Grabe2



Some seeds were capable of germination 5 days after flowering. Maximum germination, dry weight and seedling vigor were attained in 17 or 18 days. Moisture content decreased slowly from over 60% to 47% at the time functional maturity was reached. After this time, loss of moisture was accelerated and the seed entered the ripening phase.

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