Action of Phytochrome During Prechilling of Amaranthus retroflexus L. Seeds.

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Dark germination of Amaranthus retroflexus L. seeds at 35 degrees increased after several days of prechilling at 20 degrees or lower. Irradiation with far-red light for short periods during the early hours of a prechilling period at 10 degrees inhibited subsequent dark germination at 35 degrees . The inhibition was completely reversible with red light. Far… (More)

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