Germination and Seedling Induction of Viscum album var. coloratum (Kom.) Ohwi after Artificial Inoculation on the Branch of Host Plants

@inproceedings{Kim2013GerminationAS,
  title={Germination and Seedling Induction of Viscum album var. coloratum (Kom.) Ohwi after Artificial Inoculation on the Branch of Host Plants},
  author={Chul-Woo Kim and Jae-Seon Yi},
  year={2013}
}
Berries of Korean mistletoe (Viscum album var. coloratum [Kom.] Ohwi) contained one seed, which have, in general, one or two embryos but very rarely three embryos. Mucilaginous substances in berries may help them adhere to the branches of host trees. It was observed that seeds need more than one and half years to develop into normal and healthy seedlings from the time of inoculation. Many factors such as adhesion of berry, thickness of host branch, orientation of haustorial root, etc… CONTINUE READING