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- De Jesus, Valquíria A. Mendes, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Annals of botany 2007 v.100 no.6 pp. 1175-1187
- imbibition; microscopy; seed germination; temperature; dispersions; fruits; monitoring; tomatoes; endosperm; coffee beans; indigenous species; abscisic acid; Solanum lycocarpum; cerrado; crops
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Solanaceae seed morphology and physiology have been widely studied but mainly in domesticated crops. The present study aimed to compare the seed morphology and the physiology of germination of Solanum lycocarpum, an important species native to the Brazilian Cerrado, with two species with endospermic seeds, tomato and coffee. METHODS: Morphological parameters of fruits and seed ...
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