Determining the Effect of Physical Treatments on the Promotion of Seed Germination in Green and Giant Foxtails

Breaking seed dormancy in Setaria (foxtail) species is difficult, making them unsuitable for use as model plants. Using an electron microscope, we examined the structure of the seed coat surface of two Setaria species, the green foxtail (Setaria viridis) and the giant foxtail (Setaria faberi), to determine the characteristics that make seed dormancy difficult to…
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September 18, 2021 0