INHIBITION OF SEED GERMINATION UNDER LEAF CANOPIES IN ARENARIA SERPYLLIFOLIA, VERONICA ARVENSIS AND CERASTUM HOLOSTEOIDES*

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    Nomenclature follows Clapham, Tutin and Warburg (1962) for British species, and the cited papers for other species.

SUMMARY

The germination of imbibed seeds of Arenaria serpyllifolia L., Veronica arvensis L. and Cerastium holosteoides Fr. is inhibited under two layers of Tilia×europaea L. leaves. The ecological significance of this phenomenon is discussed.

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