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Salt Tolerance of Australian Channel Millet

@inproceedings{Shannon2002SaltTO,
  title={Salt Tolerance of Australian Channel Millet},
  author={M. Shannon and E. Wheeler and R. Saunders},
  year={2002}
}
Undomesticated plant species may be a valuable resource for increasing crop diversity and developing crops for use in semiarid and saline areas. Australian channel millet (Echinochloa tumerana (Domin) J. M. Black) is very drought tolerant; however, its salt tolerance has not been tested. In drum culture studies, conducted in the greenhouse, plant height, weight, and seed grain weight were measured as a function of saline stress. Concentrations of Na, Ca, and Cl in leaves and stems increased as… Expand
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