Seeds of South Australia
Eremophila undulata (Myoporaceae)
List of species for Eremophila
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Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Eremophila]
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
July 201548%7dNA fruit removed; soaked in 500 mg/L gibberellic acid for 48 hrs
1% water agar
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
July 20154%7dNA fruit removed
1% water agar
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
July 20152%99dNA Leach in RO water for 7 days; soak in 500 mg/L gibberellic acid for 48 hrs
sterile sand
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
July 20150%NANA None
sterile sand
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
July 20150%NANA fruits scarified; soak in 30% hydrogen peroxide for 10 mins; soak in 500 mg/L gibberellic acid for 48 hrs
sterile sand
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
July 20150%NANA heat at 90˚C for 5 mins; soak in 500 mg/L gibberellic acid for 48 hrs
sterile sand
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
Result: Maximum percentage of germination observed.
T0: Number of days before first germinant observed.
T50: Number of days to achieve 50% germination.
Pre-treatment: The initial treatment that the seeds received prior to placement on germination media.
Germination medium: The substrate that seeds were placed on for the duration of the germination experiment.
Incubator conditions:
Photoperiod: The duration of light exposure that the seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Thermoperiod: The constant or diurnal temperatures that seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Winter conditions: 15°C 20 h (3am→11pm); 5°C 4 h (11pm→3am) / 10 h light (8am→6pm); 14 h dark (6pm→8am)
Spring/Autumn conditions: 22°C 12 h (8am→8pm); 10°C 12 h (8pm→8am) / 12 h light (8am→8pm); 12 h dark (8pm→8am)
Summer conditions: 30°C 14 h (6am→8pm); 15°C 10 h (8pm→6am) / 14 h light (6am→8pm); 10 h dark (8pm→6am)