Ex situ germination as a method for seed viability assessment in a peatland orchid, Platanthera blephariglottis.

@article{Lemay2015ExSG,
  title={Ex situ germination as a method for seed viability assessment in a peatland orchid, Platanthera blephariglottis.},
  author={Marc-Andr{\'e} Lemay and Laurent De Vriendt and St{\'e}phanie Pellerin and Monique Poulin},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={
          390-5
        }
}
UNLABELLED • PREMISE OF THE STUDY Assessing seed quality in orchids has been hindered by stringent germination requirements. Seed quality has traditionally been assessed in orchids using in vitro or in situ germination protocols or viability staining. However, these methods are not always well suited for rapid assessment of viability in the context of ecological studies.• METHODS The potential of an ex situ protocol for seed viability assessment of orchids in ecological studies was… Expand
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