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The Effect of Temperature Upon Flowering in Paspalum1


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  1. Vol. 51 No. 4, p. 191-193
    Received: July 5, 1958

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  1. Hugh W. Bennett2



Light became the limiting factor for flowering in 3 Paspalum species at 60° and 55° F. temperatures. P. dilatatum, P. malacophyllum, and P. urvillei began blooming within the same 2-hour period at these temperatures. These temperatures increased the time anthers remained pendent without dehiscing and enabled emasculation.

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