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  1. Vol. 52 No. 3, p. 159-162

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Effects of Moisture Stress and Temperature on Germination of Six Range Grasses1

  1. William J. McGinnies22



Increased moisture stress delayed germination, reduced rate and 28-day total of germination. Highest average germination was at 20° C. Under high moisture stress all species germinated better at 20 than at 10 or 30° C. Seed size showed positive correlation with germination at a stress of 15 atmospheres.

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