Growth and Survival of the Halophyte Salicornia Europaera L. Under Saline Field Conditions
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v81, n3 (May, 1981), 109-113
Field investigations were carried out to determine growth and survival rates of Salicornia europaea L. in a saline environment at Rittman, Ohio. Collected data indicated that from 62% to 100% of the seedlings within the 'A saline zones investigated did not survive to maturity. Seedling mortality was statistically correlated at P<0.01 to rising soil salinity stress during late spring and summer. Plant growth was minimal between April and June, increasing sharply during late summer and fall.
Author Institution: Department of Botany, Ohio University
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