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Can drought stress be used to improve marrowfat pea seed size?


Johnson, PG and Dean, GJ, Can drought stress be used to improve marrowfat pea seed size?, Irrigation 2011 - New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Conference, 22-25 August 2011, Launceston, Australia (2011) [Conference Extract]


Reducing the number of seeds per pod through drought stress did not lead to an increase in the average seed size, but drought stress during pod fill caused a reduction in seed size. The largest seed size and highest yield was obtained through full irrigation.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Crop and pasture production
Research Field:Agronomy
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Grains and seeds
Objective Field:Grain legumes
UTAS Author:Johnson, PG (Dr Peter Johnson)
UTAS Author:Dean, GJ (Mr Geoffrey Dean)
ID Code:70340
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2011-06-16
Last Modified:2014-04-07

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