Effects of Pre-Treatment of Gibberellic Acid Solution on Musa sikkimensis Seeds
Musa sikkimensis Kurz (Musaceae) is one of the most popular banana species in the western world. It is near-hardy, surviving temperatures down to 0°C, but its propagation and cultivation are little researched. This study investigates the effects of gibberellic acid treatment on germination of Musa sikkimensis seeds. Enhanced germination rates will offer nurseries, botanic gardens and amenity growers the opportunity to increase their cultivation success. The findings are compared with those of other Musa species.
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