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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Solanaceae
Family Common Name: Nightshade family
Scientific Name: Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Wats.
Common Name: Coyote tobacco
Species Code: NICATT
General Distribution: N. attenuata is found throughout the Great Plains south to California, Arizona and New Mexico.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seed dormancy is physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Germination occurs at 30D/20N C alternating temperature cycle. Germination occurs in the presence of light.
References: Wells, P. V. (1959). An ecological investigation of two desert tabaccos. Ecology 40, 626-644.
Table 10.28 In: Baskin, C.J. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution in Dormancy and Germination, Academic Press, 1998. Chapter 10: A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones, pages 331 to 458.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex S. Wats. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 2 September 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.