vernalization v. stratification

Pierre Lejeune Pierre.Lejeune at ulg.ac.be
Wed Oct 28 12:13:27 EST 1998



Diana Horvath wrote:

> I recall a couple of years back there was a discussion
> comparing vernalization and stratification.  I have
> not been able to dig these up via Deja News.
>
> Can anyone summarize the difference for me?
>
> Thanks,
> Diana
>

Vernalization is the induction of flowering by cold temperature. I think
stratification is more related to dormancy release of seeds and/or buds.

Hope this helps.

Pierre Lejeune




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