Table 7: Number of petri dishes from which Eriogonum floridanum (Polygonaceae) and Garberia heterophylla (Asteraceae) seeds germinated after being exposed to 100 or 25 for 5 minutes. Germination trials were conducted from December 8–17, 1993, and from December 14, 1995 to January 2, 1996 for Eriogonum and Garberia, respectively.

Seed speciesTemperature ( )Number of petri dishes(a)

Eriogonum 25 4
100 0(b)
Garberia 25 4
100 0(b)

Each petri dish contained 20 seeds.
Fisher exact test showed a reduction in germination .