Studies were conducted to determine the variability existing in
repeated fluorescence tests of annual and perennial ryegrass
(Lolium multiflorum and L. perenne, respectively). Sources of
variation considered were within-sample error, among-sample
error, among-germinator error, and among-laboratory error.
These were studied independently and the variation in each was compared
Research was conducted to determine the distance and amount
of outcrossing between varieties of highly fluorescent annual ryegrass
(Lolium multiflorum Lam.) and low-fluorescing perennial
ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Studies were conducted under both
spaced-plant and seed production field conditions.
Fluorescence tests on seed collected from low-fluorescing
perennial ryegrass at successive...