Most plants need light to grow and keep them healthy, but not all plants need
light to germinate, and, as we shall see, some seeds find light a hindrance.
Background and Aims In wetland plant communities, species-specific responses
to pulses of white light and to red : far-red light ratios can vary widely and ...
Most seeds are not affected by light or darkness, but many seeds, including
species found in forest settings will not germinate until an opening in the canopy
The effects of different wavelengths of light on seed germination and seedling
growth have been studied (CROCKER 1936). Certain kinds of seeds require light
"Shade light" inhibited germination. We concluded that the regime of alternating
temperatures suppressed the light effects on seed germination of this species.
fundamental relation of light to the germination of seeds, and to show just what
light does to start germination. The effect of light on the germination of seeds has
May 29, 2015 ... Aims Light requirements for cactus seed germination have been considered to be
associated with their adult plant height and seed mass, but ...
Light: Light has varied effects on germinating seeds of different plants. Some
seeds need light for germination, while in some seeds germination is hindered by
Highlights. •. Investigation of the effect of temperature and light on seed
germination and emergence of eight African leafy vegetables. •. Maximum
Jul 19, 1974 ... Abstract. The seeds ofMerremia aegyptia are indifferent to light conditions for
germination, which becomes 100% in the first 24 hrs. On the ...