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Table 4 Germination of P. pinea seeds from five natural populations at 15, 20, and 25 °C and in the field

From: Effects of geoclimatic factors on the variability in Pinus pinea cone, seed, and seedling traits in Turkey native habitats

Populations GP MGT
15 °C 20 °C 25 °C Field 15 °C 20 °C 25 °C Field
1 K.Maraş-Önsen 83 ab 85 a 12 a 54 a 27 bc 13 a 16 a 68 a
2 Muğla-Katrancı 91 b 81 a 6 a 40 a 17 a 13 a 15 a 69 a
3 Aydın-Koçarlı 82 ab 93 a 5 a 49 a 21 ab 12 a 18 a 69 a
4 İzmir-Kozak 78 ab 86 a 8 a 47 a 29 c 13 a 16 a 69 a
5 Çanakkale-Kirazlı 68 a 85 a 4 a 50 a 29 c 15 b 21 a 68 a
Mean 80 A' 86 A' 7 B' 48 C' 25 A 13 B 17 C 69 D
  1. GP germination percentage, MGT mean germination time. Means in the same column followed by the same lowercase or uppercase letter are significantly different (p < 0.05)
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