CitationKnipe, O. D. (1971). Imbibition by alkali sacaton seeds. Journal of Range Management, 24(1), 71-73.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractAlkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides Torr.) seeds imbibed water rapidly. Large seeds gained 47% and small seeds gained 71% of their dry weight within the first 30 min after wetting. The large seeds had gained 124% and the small seeds 165% of their dry weight after 72 hr.