Owens, Chetta Sl and Smart, R. Michael and Dick, Gary O. (2004) Regeneration of Giant Salvinia from Apical and Axillary Buds following Desiccation or Physical Damage. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, 42, pp. 117-119.
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Can a new giant salvinia infestation occur even if most of the mat is destroyed except for the protected buds? From this study, we are able to conclude that buds can produce new growth under certain stressful conditions. They must be greater than 0.2 cm in length and they must possess greater than 30% moisture content to survive.
|Title:||Regeneration of Giant Salvinia from Apical and Axillary Buds following Desiccation or Physical Damage|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Aquatic Plant Management|
|Page Range:||pp. 117-119|
|Issuing Agency:||Aquatic Plant Management Society, Inc.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Giant salvinia, Salvinia molesta Mitchell, survival, Texas|
|Depositing User:||Stephanie Haas|
|Date Deposited:||12 Dec 2008 20:26|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 20:06|
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