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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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The potential for buffel grass renewal from seed in 16-year-old buffel grass-sirato pastures in south-east Queensland.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hacker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed production by Cenchrus ciliaris cv. Biloela and soil seed reserves were studied in two 16-year-old C. ciliaris/Macroptilium atropurpureum cv. Sir...

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Seed dormancy and factors controlling dormancy breakdown in buffel grass accessions from contrasting provenances.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hacker, J. B. & Ratcliff, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dormancy and factors affecting dormancy breakdown were studied in 15 accessions of Cenchrus ciliaris of near-equatorial origin and 6 of near-trop...

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Increasing the germination envelope under water stress improves seedling emergence in two dominant grass species across different pulse rainfall events.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lewandrowski, W. & Erickson, T. E. & Dixon, K. W. & Stevens, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Demographic recruitment processes, such as seed germination and seedling emergence, are critical transitional phases to the re-establishment of degrad...

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Factors affecting the viable seed content of soils beneath lowland pastures.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

Authors: Howe, C. D. & Chancellor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The buried viable seed content was determined for some leys and permanent pastures. Seeds of Poa annua were abundant under the leys but absent under t...

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Germination characteristics of shingle beach species, effects of seed ageing and their implications for vegetation restoration.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of coastal-shingle vegetation at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, after construction of a power station, was underpinned by an investigation into th...

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Genetic variation in seed dormancy in Digitaria milanjiana in relation to rainfall at the collection site.

Published online: 26 Mar 1986

Authors: Hacker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the duration of dormancy, 3 different classes could be recognized among African accessions. Material originating in the low-rainfall trop...

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Germination and seedling emergence in Diplachne fusca: a semi-aquatic weed of rice fields.

Published online: 26 Oct 1991

Authors: McIntyre, S. & Mitchell, D. S. & Ladiges, P. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The native grass D. fusca has become an important weed in rice fields in temperate Australia since rice cultivation began there in 1922. Field and gla...

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The influence of grazing on seed production and seed banks of some African savanna grasslands.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Pickett, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species composition, population structure and the seed banks of Aristida bipartita, Bothriochloa insculpta, Heteropogon contortus, Themeda triandra an...

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The effects of temperature upon seed germination in Festuca pratensis var. apennina.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Linnington, S. & Bean, E. W. & Tyler, B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of temp. on seed dormancy and germination were studied in 11 populations of tetraploid F. pratensis var. apennina from the Italian Alps an...

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