Inhibition of germination in Striga by means of urea

Pesch, C. and Pieterse, A.H. (1982) Inhibition of germination in Striga by means of urea. Experientia, 38 (5). pp. 559-560.

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In vitro seed germination percentages and radicle lengths of Striga hermonthica markedly decreased in the presence of urea at concentrations which could be expected in the field after standard application rates. Relatively high concentrations of ammonium sulphate brought about a similar effect while sodium nitrate was ineffective

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Royal Tropical Institute, Department of Agriculrural Research, NL-1092 AD Amsterdam (The Nerherhnds)
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Maize
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2012 07:54
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2012 07:54
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