Seedling development

Germination

Seed at dispersal

Secondary dormancy

Primary dormancy favourable

Germination

'Non-dormant

After-ripening

Fig. 6.6. Biotic and abiotic factors affecting seed from the time it is dispersed from maternal parent to its germination (Foley, 2001).

After-ripening

Fig. 6.6. Biotic and abiotic factors affecting seed from the time it is dispersed from maternal parent to its germination (Foley, 2001).

erences, hence this affects the availability of seeds from different weed species, e.g. some animals may prefer depths where seeds of certain weed species are not found.

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