Speed and force of spore ejection in Selaginella martensii

@article{Schneller2008SpeedAF,
  title={Speed and force of spore ejection in Selaginella martensii},
  author={Jakob J Schneller and Hans Gerber and Alex Zuppiger},
  journal={Botanica Helvetica},
  year={2008},
  volume={118},
  pages={13-20}
}
Schneller J., Gerber H. and Zuppiger A. 2008. Speed and force of spore ejection in Selaginella martensii. Bot. Helv. 118: 13 – 20.Spores of the genus Selaginella are discharged through an ejection mechanism caused by the anatomical differentiation of the sporangium. To understand the evolution of these specialised dispersal mechanisms, it is important to know how effective they are, i.e. what distance is reached by the spores, how rapidly they are ejected, and what forces must be developed by… Expand

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