The influence of cone age on the relative longevity of Banksia seeds.

@article{Crawford2011TheIO,
  title={The influence of cone age on the relative longevity of Banksia seeds.},
  author={Alex D. Crawford and Julie A. Plummer and Robin J. Probert and Kathryn J Steadman},
  journal={Annals of botany},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={303-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Serotiny is common in the genus Banksia, so any seed collection is likely to be comprised of seeds that were produced in many different years. This study aimed to determine the impact of cone age and degree of serotiny on longevity in ex situ storage. METHODS Cones of identifiable age classes were collected from three species of Banksia. Seeds were extracted from cones and the degree of serotiny calculated. An estimate of initial viability (K(i)), the time for viability to… CONTINUE READING

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