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Quercus douglasii is an endemic California oak tree, affectionately called “the blue oak”.

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Seed Desiccation in Quercus floribunda

I conducted studies under the supervision of Dr. Ranbeer S. Rawal in the laboratory and an experimental nursery to understand seed germination behavior in relation to desiccation for different drying periods in Quercus floribunda. Based on the results we recommend that the seeds of Q. floribunda should be sown within 7 days, when the seed moisture content remains above the critical level of 34%. 

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