Phenological Growth Stages of The Golden Penda Tree (Xanthostemon chrysanthus)

Nazarudin, M.R.A. and Adzmi, Y. and Normaniza, O. and Tsan, F.Y. (2012) Phenological Growth Stages of The Golden Penda Tree (Xanthostemon chrysanthus). Annals of Applied Biology, 161 (1). pp. 12-15. ISSN 0003-4746, DOI

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Biologishe Bundesanstalt, Bundessortenamt and CHemical Industry (BBCH) scales are a system for the uniform coding of phenologically similar growth stages of plants, using a two-digit decimal code. This paper describes the phenological growth stages of a landscape tree, Xanthostemon chrysanthus using the BBCH-scale. Detailed descriptions of principal growth stages for bud, leaf and shoot development, inflorescence emergence, flowering, fruit development, maturity or ripening of fruit and seed, and other secondary growth stages are provided. The developed scale will be of great help to landscape managers and researchers for better communication, more efficient planning of management practices and experiments of flowering trees.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: BBCH-scale;flowering tree;landscape;phenology
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Miss Malisa Diana
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 09:25
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2014 02:31

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