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Chemical Treatments to Shorten the Rest Period of Red and Black Oak Acorns

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In an effort to break the rest period of red and black oak acorns the author applied two treatments--immersion in a solution of thiourea and subjection to vapors of ethylene chlorohydrin. In each case germination was hastened with the thiourea treatment showing the greater promise.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology, Yale University

Publication date: October 1, 1932

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